Archives for Apr 9, 2010 @ 13:10

Speak Up! Media Bias about RCC?

Here’s the question “On Faith” at the Washington Post, and I wonder what you think: A senior Vatican priest last week compared outrage at Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church to the persecution of the Jews. Church leaders disavowed the comments, but went on to complain about a “vile,” anti-Vatican [Read More…]

Advising Atheists (Loser Letters) 8

What about abortion? Is there an atheist view on abortion? The seventh letter in Mary Eberstadt’s new book, The Loser Letters , examines this question among the new atheists, but it is chps 8 and 9 that pull this into a cohesive, searing story. Here’s the big picture. Chps 8 and 9 describe how it is that A.F. Christian [Read More…]

That Soul-Sort Narrative 2

I sketched how Brian understands the so-called “soul sort narrative” Wednesday, and today I want to offer one more thought: how the conventional narrative actually has framed those six elements (creation, fall, condemnation or life on earth, salvation and either heaven or hell). How do you describe the “conventional” narrative of Christianity? In brief: God, [Read More…]