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18. If you value and benefit from content like this and can afford to do so, please consider supporting my work via…
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17. I have some more thoughts relative to Christianity in the US specifically and the key racial divide, with white…
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RT : In the 2004 Disney film, The Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement, Stan Lee made a cameo which indicates that T…
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16. Well, guess what isn’t a productive starting point for knowing this particular enemy of democracy and human rig…
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15. This is another reason I find the typical liberal American insistence that “real” religion is benign so unhelpf…
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14. Today, there’s a global drive for unity among right-wing Christians fueled by apocalyptic rhetoric. This illust…
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13-a. If you want to read up on the twentieth-century ecumenical movement, I highly recommend Bryn Geffert, Eastern…
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13. Christians themselves have consistently been aware, historically, that a lack of unity undermines their claim t…
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12. This “Jesus’s teachings, QED” claim is a sort of watered down ecumenism in the form of circular reasoning. It d…
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I see a lot of people worrying about which Mastodon instance they want to join.

Here's my highly scientific, peer-…
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11. “So what?” You’ll say. “Didn’t Jesus preach peace and love?Jesus’s teachings, QED.” Today’s popular feel-good n…
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10. All of these are culturally mediated strategies for grabbing ahold of that seductive claim to owning the “origi…
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9. Looking to the supposed continuity of the papacy from Peter’s era(Catholicism), arguing the papacy committed sch…
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8. That’s true whether you’re asserting a claim to represent “real” Christianity based on supposedly unbroken apost…
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7. Humans live through the stories we tell ourselves, but critical thinking about these stories is needed to avoid…
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6. There’s something seductive about the rhetoric of originalism and purity. We like stories of decay and revival.…
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5. Wherever you find a split in the history of Christianity (and other religions), people are fighting over the “pu…
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4. Of course, people often like fighting over the “pure” or “true” version of a thing. It boosts our ego. But it al…
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3. A text-based religion’s history shows how praxis and interpretation of text and tradition vary widely—culturally…
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2. Is there such a thing as progressive/liberationist Christianity? Of course. But when we speak of a cultural syst…
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1. “Fake Christians” do exist—I’d put Trump in that category—but they are people who fake piety, not people who reg…
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George Orwell laid out a dystopian vision: words cease to have meaning, history continually rewritten, the notion o…
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This is Daisy and Luna. Daisy doesn’t like car rides so Luna comforts her until they both fall asleep. H*ckin heart…
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Brussels sprouts are like the most stereotypically maligned vegetable and it’s sad because they’re really so good.…
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Privilege is when 300 Priests rape 1000 boys & girls and no one asks:
•Where are the moderate Christians?
•Where we…
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RT : A federal lawsuit asserts that a Louisiana sheriff's deputy on school duty shocked a non-verbal, autistic 10th-grad…
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"I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his herita…
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RT : Counterprotester with a mutual aid bag. Who keeps us safe? We keep us safe.

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RT : Oh honey, James Bond is pretend.
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RT : Cops seem to have waited until the majority of the crowd disbursed. 🧜🏻‍♀️


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RT : Russian asbestos ready to be shipped off to kill Americans with Trump's seal of approval is some the Joker poisonin…
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RT : "do you think nazis are bad" is the softest of all soft balls.

now watch this dude fuck it up
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RT : Just like catcalling, I don’t owe a response to unsolicited requests from men with bad intentions.

And also like c…
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RT : whom among us hasn’t had a car dissolve when it got wet
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RT : Let's not forgot that Karl Marx predicted/advocated the toppling of US chattel slavery at a time when most "serious…
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RT : each letter in SCOOBY DOO stands for a plot element

Scooby Doo
Crappy Doo
Oh no! a ghost
Oh no!! The ghost was a g…
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RT : Rest in Power, Heather Heyer.
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RT : James Baldwin on socialism in the US.
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RT : Ending today with this. Good night. 💚
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At hacking conference and just learned how easy it is to physically gain admin access on a voting machine t…
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IDK, part of what is gonna make this whole thing surreal is that a savvy and vocally outraged public doesn't change…
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All that to say is that inerrancy is defensible. And we do deal with the hard stuff as well. I’d reall…
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When your spouse notices you're about to respond to a provocation on social media.
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In my experience when someone comes out with “SJW!” within a couple tweets at me, there’s no rational discussion to…
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If your pulpit looks like a fancy TED Talk then you are doing pastoring wrong. Sacred spaces and ministry of the wo…
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RT : New Secret Gospel Found: John the Baptist urges Galileans to overlook Herod Antipas’s unbiblical marriage to his si…
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RT : And I pray that we would fast in the manner of Isaiah 58. Freeing those wrongly caged on borders, in prisons, in s…
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RT : “A vote for the green candidate is a vote for Republicans.”
“A vote for a socialist is a vote for Republicans.”
“No…
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RT : Musk wanted the Tesla models to be the S, E, & X, and now he wants to value the stock at 420.

The man is two 16 y…
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RT : It's false flag censorship. You deleted your own content to make it look like they did it just so yo…
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RT : Someone cast him AT ONCE in a period piece about a gently cantankerous rare books conservator
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RT : The US budget is like a kid playing Oregon Trail. Spends all his money on ammo to shoot stuff and wonders why the w…
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RT : Russia is the leading producer of asbestos.

Last month, the Post reported that Uralasbest, which operates a mine…
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I know this is a very edgy and controversial view in some circles, but it’s perfectly fine to admit you’re not righ…
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God: you nap 16 hours a day

Cat: love it

God: and you’re pretty much a killing machine

Cat: awesome

God: but yo…
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RT : 's response to a Yale professor asking “So why must we always concentrate on color?” is still the most…
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RT : Queer Eye but it’s five adjunct faculty members following around an extremely well-paid administrator to see what i…
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1 in 4 people who identify as women in the U.S. have a family member in prison. The number is 1 in 2 for Black wome…
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When working on 5e, we decided to tilt accuracy in favor of characters but increase monster hit points a bit to mak…
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RT : DOC: It's your kids, Marty. Something gotta be done about your kids!

MARTY: What's wrong?

DOC: Your daughter's a…
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FOR SALE: Plastic straws ($100)
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HITLER: ahhh, finally my terrifying concentration camps are up and running. this is a strong step in pursuit of our…
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Tired: Billy Joel sucks.

Wired: Billy Joel writes catchy, enjoyable songs people like singing along with and mayb…
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I don’t know how many more examples centrist liberals need before they’ll get it through their heads: Trump hates b…
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So I put it to you now - do you want to be well? Are you willing to sacrifice old identities and old survival stori…
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I always think of that haunting question Jesus asked the sick man, “do you want to be well?” Because for many years…
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Happiness is not waiting for me on the other side of anyone’s fence. Happiness doesn’t live in the what-ifs or the…
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Accepting happiness, then, has meant approaching love from a place of abundance with others who are abundant too. W…
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But of course, if you’re saving someone then you’re not loving them where they are. That is not love without condit…
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When it came to dating relationships, if I was to be like jesus I needed to love the otherwise unlovable - the toxi…
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From the time I was twelve I was baptized into the culture of women who needed to “put their face on” in the mornin…
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My relationship with God was built on struggle - the struggle to be enough, to be lovable, to be holy, to be worthy…
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I’ve been told many times throughout my life that I “live for the drama” & that has always made me sad because I ha…
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Hello friends who are still deconstructing:

“Old-Testament God” as shorthand for “wrathful, vengeful…
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Random trekkies: Star Trek taught me about tolerance and embrace diversity.

Me: To quote Captain Picard in Star Tr…
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RT : It is time for a Metal Earth giveaway! One lucky winner will be randomly selected on 8/17/18 to receive the comple…
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RT : I just finished applying to PhD programs. I applied to five schools.

It cost me $713.

We need to have a serious c…
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Broke: A Jesus parody account where he acts like a smart-ass little shit.

Woke: A Jesus parody account where he ac…
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