For the past several years, I’ve found myself undergoing what can only be described as a thorough reckoning. “Do I really believe all this stuff?” is a question I would subconsciously ask myself as often as I ate food.
One of my most precious parenting rituals is reading to my children before their bedtimes. My son is in love with the Magic Tree House series, having read (listened) to probably 90% of the collection twice over by now.
This book was incredibly helpful to me during my faith deconstruction, long before I even had the language to call it that.
What struck me the most about it was its compassion. Boyd has this rigor in his delivery somehow without being dogmatic. So instead of being exhausting, as most Evangelical religious treatise are, he comes across as being earnest and loving.
I have so many underlines in my copy, I can’t possibly get rid of it. Which is a very good thing.
Hey bloggers, I was given a cool opportunity to contribute to the blog Christians for Biblical Equality. It’s an organization that Sarah and I support. They are active in promoting equality between the sexes from a Christian perspective.
This weekend, Sarah and I are attending an international conference in Denver and I’ll be posting about the seminars. Should be informative, so check it out.
Sarah Hinlicky Wilson, from her wonderfully satirical book review of Against Love: A Polemic by Laura Kipnis…
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“Everything is determined by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect as well as for the star.”
— Albert Einstein
I just finished reading Blankets, by Craig Thompson, a grippingly beautiful story.
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“God does not play dice”
— Albert Einstein
Why Disney couldn’t retell the story of Pocahontas with as much respect for history as DreamWorks did with Moses is completely beyond me.
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