We finally wrestled a little time out of our schedules to do some podcasting. We know that what everyone is thinking about the day after Easter is really the depraved doctrine of eternal conscious torment in Hell. So that’s what we’re serving up in this little episode. Enjoy!
I know plenty of people who have turned away from Christianity partly because of the violent imagery of the cross. My sister is one. She is legitimately repulsed by the savagery of our central symbol, and the extension of that symbolism in the Eucharist. She is not alone. From the beginning critics of Christianity have […]
My friend and colleague John Shuck recently wrote a guest post for the Friendly Atheist in which he gave this description of his own beliefs: Religion is a human construct The symbols of faith are products of human cultural evolution Jesus may have been an historical figure, but most of what we know about him […]
…and here are some good arguments in favor of it. (I thought the title for this half should be less coy.) If you missed part one, it is the previous post on this blog, linked here. If you think there is a good argument against marriage equality, leave a comment below. If we missed a […]
Edit: Changed the title to be more clear. We’re always happy to cause trouble, whether it’s a good idea or not. Five years ago now (wow, we’re old), we published and distributed a resource document in support of LGBTQ ordination. We did this because we support equality, and our denomination, the Presbyterian Church (USA) was […]