Monthly Archives: June 2014

Should an inerrant Bible be the very foundation of Christianity?

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
Eric Reitan, a progressive Christian philosopher (having written an excellent book on the New Atheism and one defending universal salvation) gave several arguments against the central place of the Bible for our faith. ? How Does…

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Can all religions be true?

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
Chuck Queen, a good progressive Christian writer, posted a very thought-provoking text on religious pluralism. ? Keeping Jesus, Letting Go of Christian Exceptionalism The degree to which Christianity will contribute to a more equitable and just…

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Lost

Originally posted on knitting soul:
“We lost the baby.” I heard those words coming out of my mouth, and they left a bitter taste. Of course we didn’t lose him. He was right there, still inside of me. There was…

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FATHERS DAY POSTSCRIPT

Yesterday was one of the most difficult Fathers Day that I’ve ever had.  No, nobody died, you can relax.  But it was a day where, if anything could go wrong, it did.  The long and the short of it was … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Today is the trek to see my dad on this Father’s Day 2014.  He is 86, and each year we face the prospect that ‘this year’ will be the final one.  That is very true today. My dad has had … Continue reading

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Does the progress of science vindicate naturalism?

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
Deutsche Version:  Weisen die Fortschritte der Naturwissenschaft auf die Wahrheit des Naturalismus hin? ? In the Secular Outpost at Patheos, the insightful atheist and naturalist philosopher Jeffery Jay Lowder wrote an interesting post criticizing theistic explanations.…

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Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
The Problem of Evil revisited by Lothar’s son The question of why God or god(s) would allow evil to exist has been a very perplexing and troubling one for every believer attaching to them qualities such…

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Is fundamentalism destroying Christianity?

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
The great liberal Biblical Scholar James McGrath just wrote a nice post about this troubling question. ? Biblical Literalism’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy David Hayward’s cartoon above illustrates the reason why I consider Biblical literalism to be an…

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On Parenting

I wanted to pause here.  I think it is a good place to do so.  I want everyone to know that I love my parents dearly.  I’m thankful that they are my parents.  As I continue my story on leaving … Continue reading

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Loss of Perspective: The Cost of Enduring Abuse

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