Nick Gisburne makes a brilliant argument here. If I concede that the Bible is a source of moral guidance, so what? Does that mean I have to be a Christian or even believe in god? Of course not. Each Sunday after I left the Mormon religion, several men from the church would come to my […]
One World, Under God Robert Wright, The Atlantic, April 2009, p38 This fascinating essay discusses the history of tolerance within, mostly, historical Christianity. The Apostle Paul, Wright argues, is a shrewd and pragmatic businessman, of sorts. Religious teachings and mandates are changed in response to the political, social and economic realities of the time. So, […]
I saw this beautiful watercolor hanging in a church where I worked last week. It’s amusing to me that a story that’s obviously for children is believed as literal truth by millions of otherwise intelligent adults. Come on! Were there no rainbows pre-flood? Did the physics of light change after the flood? Were there only […]
This is a hilarious video! Even the Christians should find this funny if they just relax a bit. Ricky Gervais is brilliant. If you haven’t seen the BBC version of The Office I highly recommend putting it on you Netflix Queue.