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What If . . . One Year of Christian Freedom?

When I look at the photos, I wonder:
What if we knew we had one year left of Christian freedom in this country?
What would we most want our children and grandchildren to know… 12 more words

Faith & Practice

Culture Shift - A Growing Religious Pluralism

American culture is changing rapidly.  In addition to the increasing secularization of our society, religious pluralism is another significant threat to Christianity.  A growing number of followers of other religious traditions surround us including Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.  1,567 more words

the absurdity awareness support group

This piece first appeared on the Dissident Voice and Counterpunch webzines.

It would be in a place you’d recognize immediately: just another dark, clean, church basement, in an old church near a bus stop. 2,324 more words


Fifty Shades of Deceptive Grey

It has been said that good is opposed to evil in such a way that a good thing always eliminates evil as far as it can. 996 more words

Faith & Practice

the knife of modernity

After reading Marshall Berman’s All That Is Solid Melts Into Air.
The natural world is not much present in his analysis, or that of most of the social critics I have ever read.
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3 minutes to midnight

Between the idea
And the reality
Falls the shadow…

The doomsday clock was created by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists in 1947 and so I have lived my whole life in the shadow of its moving hands. 445 more words


books by despairing men

I open my eyes wide only for them: Kafka, Beckett. Bolaño, Sebald, Delillo. They don’t fear the worst. It seems to free them to speak as nothing else. 24 more words