Monthly Archives: December 2020

Never forget: Y’all are no damn good

Bruce Gerencser has published excerpts from what may be the most famous sermon ever preached, Jonathan Edwards’ Sinners in the Hands Of An Angry God. So that, thus it is that natural men are held in the hand of God, … Continue reading

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Dismal theology-related tweet of the day

Are you living in harmony with the world? Then you are likely living out of step with God.https://t.co/XTyFcydIwb — Desiring God (@desiringGod) December 26, 2020 Because ‘the world’ is evil, et cetera, et cetera, and it’s good to be an … Continue reading

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Who needs a savior?

Christianity’s indispensable metaphysical claim is that we’re all natural-born no-damn-good scum and deserve to spend eternity on fire, and I reject that claim without equivocation or caveat; I think the idea is nuts. Because I don’t believe that, I don’t … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

No Winter Solstice ever passes but that I find myself imagining what must have been the experience of that first person who recognized that there is regularity in the cosmos. Continue reading

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Conservatism, rightly understood

A couple of recent conversations have caused me to think carefully about what it means to be a ‘conservative’ and to identify the reasons I don’t believe that the modern GOP is conservative in any meaningful sense. For starters, I … Continue reading

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