The Ideology of Jesus

Jesus seemed to have zero concern for social norms or ideologies of those who he was supposed to be like. Read more

To My Conservative Christian Friends

Those who support the Muslim Ban, are adamantly against universal healthcare, yet call themselves pro-life — I am trying to understand where you are coming from. Read more

Understanding Backwards

For a good part of my life, I have seen religion as a duty which must be accomplished with dedication if not enjoyment. Read more

Faith in the Fog: Making Peace With the Messiness of the Bible

Contrary to well-meaning advice from many concerned Christians, reading the Bible is not a good cure for skepticism. In my experience, it usually magnifies it. Read more

Every Non-Religious Person Should Be Able to Answer These Questions

We all, Christians and non-Christians alike, should ask ourselves what we believe and why we believe it. Read more

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Sin

To truly help people, we must reorient our precepts of sin to an understanding of the impact trauma has. Read more

Christian: You Are Upset About the Wrong Things

The legalistic, simplistic, and shallow world of fundamentalism breeds some rather odd triggers for what it is we are supposed to get upset about. Here are just a few: Read more

Finding Community in the Image of God

The all-expansive, communal image of God that is bestowed on us requires that we reaffirm those who have received less-than-image-of-God status. Read more

Anti-Fundamentalism: Divisive, Not Exclusionary

When did we decide that division was an intrinsically bad thing and, conversely, that unity was intrinsically good? Read more

Faith in the Fog: Science, Atheism and the Search for Proof

One of the biggest steps toward learning to deal with my own crippling skepticism has been to convince myself that Christianity is not irrational. Read more

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