What if the Orlando shooter was gay?

Who is to blame for Omar Mateen’s killing spree? [Read more…]

The Good Book of Human Nature

In their new book The Good Book of Human Nature, evolutionary anthropologist Carel van Schaik and historian Kai Michel defend the thesis that the Bible is the most important book in the history of humanity. [Read more…]

Dear Non-LGBT-Affirming Christians, Please Search Your Hearts

Non-LGBT-affirming Christian, can you be absolutely sure that your views are not shaped by a watered-down, far less extreme version of the same prejudice that murdered those forty-nine people? [Read more…]

Orlando: A Hopeful Lament

The undisturbed surface of the communion wine forms concentric circles when hit by a single tear. [Read more…]

Rethinking the Phrase “God Allows” In Response to Evil

God allows, in regards to evil and suffering, is a terrible theo(il)logical phrase. [Read more…]

Miracles Do Occur

There is an old, old story told of a woman named Tabitha. It doesn’t have the best of beginnings: She dies! [Read more…]

Can Christians Support the Death Penalty?

The answer to the question posed in the title of this post is no. A resounding, definitive, absolute no. [Read more…]

Why I Stopped Reading Self-Help Books

In the most Freudian tradition, it began with my Dad. [Read more…]