Nonviolence For When Life Happens #TheNewPacifism

Nonviolence For When Life Happens #TheNewPacifism

As far as I can remember, I have been a lifelong pacifist, at least since I was in second grade. It was then that the first War On Iraq interrupted my morning cartoons to bring the U.S. American audience updates. Upset with the generals that were wasting my time, taking away “Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes” and what was once known as the “World Wrestling Federation,” war just never sat well with…

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Of Demons & Spiritual Warfare: Mental Demons & Beyond Ableism

Of Demons & Spiritual Warfare: Mental Demons & Beyond Ableism

Content Note: Discussion of depression, mental health issues, ableism

“28 When He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who weredemon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no one could pass by that way. 29 And they cried out, saying, “[a]What business do we have with each other, Son of God? Have You come here to…

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badtheologybeaver:

I have no problem believing that a man literally spent three days in the belly of a giant fish.
Evolution? Psh. Not enough evidence. 

But what about Jonah and Theistic Evolution? ……

badtheologybeaver:

I have no problem believing that a man literally spent three days in the belly of a giant fish.

Evolution? Psh. Not enough evidence. 

But what about Jonah and Theistic Evolution? ……

Quitting The Progressive Christian Internet: Weeds Along The Moral High Ground part 2

Quitting The Progressive Christian Internet: Weeds Along The Moral High Ground part 2

Towards A Liberationist Theological Account of Difference & Community Online

In the early 1980’s, after a long struggle with the federal government, the city of Louisville, Kentucky agreed to start busing students of primarily black neighborhoods to schools that were primarily white in order to comply with national regulations regarding racial integration. It was in this context that I…

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Martin Luther King Jr. on divine goodness & human responsibility

Martin Luther King Jr. on divine goodness & human responsibility

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as relational theologian

Throughout many of his sermons Dr. Martin Luther King expounds on a variety of issues related to racial equality and social justice. He is explicit in his condemnation of social inequality and racial injustices that were happening during his lifetime . More specifically, he condemns these as not in line with either biblical teachings or…

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October Series: Demons & Spiritual Warfare

Fall is here and October is starting in a week! The season of pumpkin-flavors, changing leaves and Halloween is here to stay for a while.

October Series: Demons & Spiritual Warfare

Fall is here and October is starting in a week! The season of pumpkin-flavors, changing leaves and Halloween is here to stay for a while.

Cha-cha-changes!!
  • Last week I bought a new URL for the blog. This tumblr will only change logos and titles. :

    -) :-) #ResistDaily #SuccessIsIrrelevant

Clement of Alexandria on women, once more

Clement of Alexandria on women, once more

“From these considerations, the unity of faith is clear, and it is shown who is the perfect man [Christ]; so that though some are reluctant, and offer as much resistance as they can, though menaced with punishments at the hand of husband or master [Clement here is referring back to his discussion of wicked husbands.masters], both the domestic and the wife will philosophize.”

What is the nature of…

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MLK Jr., the Two Kingdoms and the Politics of Love

MLK Jr., the Two Kingdoms and the Politics of Love

“In these days of uncertainty, the evils of war and of economic and racial injustice threaten the very survival of the human race. Indeed we live in a day of grave crisis.” (p.Xiii, Strength To Love) These are the words that begin Martin Luther King’s work Strength To Love. Although these words were published in 1963 it is certainly not a stretch to note their relevance to the state of current…

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