Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Revisiting skin color

I pointed yesterday toward a piece by Bruce Gerencser that takes-up the Biblical explanation of differing skin colors, an explanation used even today to justify racism. What do you know? Discover published today a piece that tells you how scientists … Continue reading

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The return of the Greeks

I pointed a while back toward the recent revival of interest in Stoicism, wondering if it might be grounded in the decline of Christianity. It’s easy to say that Christianity is untrue, that its teachings are degrading, and that its … Continue reading

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Pious racism

Bruce Gerencser has up a post that sets out the Biblical defense of American slavery and racism, and recounts some of his own encounters with it as an IFB/Southern Baptist preacher. Well worth reading. As a young Independent Fundamentalist Baptist, … Continue reading

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Creepy theology-related tweet of the day

The @BethMooreLPM tweet in the preceding post inspired some pushback because it is, you know … crazy. Shirley Taylor recalled some similarly crazy stuff she had heard from a different “spiritual leader.” I don't get it either, but Mary Kassian … Continue reading

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