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“We’re here in the neighborhood talking with people about the Bible.”

I answered the knock at my door to find a pair of elderly ladies clutching well worn Bibles. “We’re here in the neighborhood talking with people about the Bible.” “That’s a great,” I said. “I have a Master of Divinity … Continue reading

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Original sin

The idea of original sin really is original, it’s not in the Bible. It’s a concept conceived by Augustine of Hippo. Augustine’s original sin says that you’re born a sinner as a result of the sin of Adam and Eve. … Continue reading

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More about the Bible

I wrote about the Bible previously. So, this is a little more about the Bible. A great deal of energy is dedicated to the Bible. A collection of writings that didn’t exist in its current form for more than the … Continue reading

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What kind of Christianity are they teaching at Liberty University?

The Lynchburg, Virginia school asserts on its website, “Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.” Speaking about the … Continue reading

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A message to my Irish sisters and brothers:

The Creator is active in creation. We can most closely connect to our Creator in creation – feeling the earth beneath our feet, running our hands through water, breathing deep the smells of a forest as the wind plays through … Continue reading

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Jesus before the Bible – for non-Christians

Too many of our fundamentalist Christian, non-Christian, pagan, and atheist sisters and brothers focus on the Bible and completely overlook Jesus. But you don’t need the Bible to get to Jesus. Just today, for example, a fundamentalist Christian on the … Continue reading

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TO: Denny Burk, Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

MEMO TO: Denny Burk, Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  FROM: The Faith on the Fringe SUBJECT: Christian messages like yours contribute to the decline of Christianity … Continue reading

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