Pay No Attention to the Stubbornness

This morning I was reading part of Moses’ long recap/sermon/sometimes-amusingly-passive-aggressive-rant that is the book of Deuteronomy. The part where he’s recapping how he was getting the Ten Commandments directly from the hand of God on top of a mountain while meanwhile the people at the bottom of the mountain were already breaking at least theContinue reading “Pay No Attention to the Stubbornness”

Bibliolatry–Fact or Fiction?

I used to say, “The Bible is Jesus, written down.” And then I tweeted it one time, and a couple of people got really mad at me.

A Theory on How to Fix the World

Allow me to be Captain Obvious for a moment: the world is messed up. You may have noticed. Seems like most of the mess revolves around people being divided. I don’t mean diverse. I mean divided. Ideologically divided. Racially divided. Ethnically divided. Sexually divided. Economically divided. Religiously divided. A bunch of us, on any sideContinue reading “A Theory on How to Fix the World”

I’m Ready to Stop Applying the Bible to My Life

Almost any group of humans to which you could belong has catch phrases, favorite terminology, slogans. I suspect it’s sort of inevitable. We’re meaning-making beings, and words help us sometimes to articulate and sometimes even to make the meanings around which we unite. I don’t really think this is a bad tendency in itself, butContinue reading “I’m Ready to Stop Applying the Bible to My Life”

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