Tag Archives: Evangelicals

Canonical texts create religious communities

Canonical texts create religious communities. This is why, for example, the ending of Mark has become a canonical crisis: those who reject the traditional ending have formed another canonical text and another religious community. Word Magazine # 72: The Ending … Continue reading

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Critical Anti-Critics & 3 Types of Believing Critics

(Or, as E.F. Hills has said: Believing Bible study vs. Unbelieving Bible study.) “The major division lies between those who tie the belief in biblical inspiration tightly to traditional interpretations and those for whom this bond is somewhat less secure. … Continue reading

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The evil heart of Donald Trump speaks

“The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” ~ Jesus Christ (Luke 6.45) … Continue reading

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The American Evangelical “Christian” denial of the bodily resurrection

It’s nearing that time of year again: Easter, when American Evangelical “Christians” are forced to deal with that which they ignore, virtually year-round: the resurrection of Christ from the dead.

All year long they tell us of how God has a wonderful plan for our lives, and of how Jesus died on the cross so that we can ask him to come into our hearts and give us a new and better life, in him… Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11 in Prayer: Catholics and Evangelicals Not Invited?

According to The Washington Post (9/8/2011) no representatives of either the Catholic or the Evangelical churches have been invited to the Washington D. C. Interfaith Prayer and Remembrance Service, which is being held on Sunday, September 11, 2011. Continue reading

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a world of love-in-action for all humankind

I can appreciate someone’s seeking the truth, seeking to become more compassionate, seeking to help others. In fact, I cannot imagine a person who follows Christ doing otherwise. However, many (most?) people who claim to be followers of Christ do … Continue reading

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