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False Flags and Public Grief

On Wednesday evening nine men and women were murdered during a bible study at their church. No murder is normal, but this was less normal than most. 1,226 more words

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The 27 stages of Christian controversy on the internet

With huge thanks to Hannah Mudge, Raquelita and Stuartmwrites on twitter this evening…

  1. Obscure Christian blogger writes a post on why girls wearing flip flops are acting immodestly and causing their Christian brothers to stumble by flagrantly displaying toe cleavage.
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An eclectic review of 2014

Usually a mainstay of the few days between Christmas and New Year I’m getting in early with my review of 2014. I often intend to write about the year about to come to an end but writing time around Christmas is rather sparse. 2,218 more words

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Can we crowdsource theology?

This is more or less what I said in my session on social media and theology at the Christian New Media Conference:

This week the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the American Southern Baptists held a large conference on the subject of marriage. 1,846 more words

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Pulling the plug on Christian reviewing


Last night I watched Grace Unplugged. It was suggested to me, I would say recommended but that might be putting it a bit strong. The Netflix introduction warned me what I was getting: “Every Sunday Grace performs at church with her ex-rock star father, but she longs to share her talent with the rest of the world”. 1,570 more words

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Leonard Cohen's popular problem

Just before his 80th birthday a couple of weeks ago Leonard Cohen released his thirteenth studio album, Popular Problems. Last year I perched near the rafters of the O2 to watch him perform a three hour set, complete with six song encore. 577 more words

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