Equality in Indiana

Equality in Indiana

Author’s Note: I finished this piece earlier in the week, and already it is slightly out of date. Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which has stirred up so much controversy, has been amended, to a certain degree, to protect the civil rights of...
Phil Robertson’s Latest Case of Verbal Diarrhea

Phil Robertson’s Latest Case of Verbal Diarrhea

Thanks to Phil Robertson, I now understand why I’m never invited to speak at prayer breakfasts (if you haven’t heard about his recent comments, you can read more here); I don’t often illustrate my points by depicting a hypothetical scenario wherein...
The Angel of God

The Angel of God

I found joy on the Golden Highway, And the Angel of God rode up to me, Under silver skies, upon a bronze mule, And told me, “Greed will consume your soul!” Weary traveler am I with holes in my clothes, But my soul is so un-holey because—-...
A Brief Note on Christianity and Lustful Thoughts

A Brief Note on Christianity and Lustful Thoughts

An update: My good friend Austin Reed has just written a response to this post for So-Be-Creation. I can’t say that I agree with everything he wrote, but Austin knows a great deal more than me about textual criticisms of the Bible, so his piece is certainly...
The War Must Go On!

The War Must Go On!

Ending a war is as simple as trusting in others, And so I say there will be no peace: The war must go on! We shall keep our arms raised until our foes have raised their arms, For who knows if they have the nobility to grant us clean surrender, And who knows what would...
Of Gods and Guinea Pigs

Of Gods and Guinea Pigs

They called him Manuel, and he padded about numbly, not knowing what Manuel meant, not caring; it was just what they called him before sprinkling bits of yum on the floor. Not often did they speak to Manuel because they were gods and were busy. Also, Manuel had...
Christianity And Other Forms Of Hell

Christianity And Other Forms Of Hell

Nearly all in my family would identify themselves as Christian, but most don’t attend church on a regular basis and only seldom is the topic of religion brought up. Those who do attend church regularly tend to be Catholic, though there are also a few who go to...

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