In the Wake of Purity Culture: The Fall of Joshua Harris
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In the Wake of Purity Culture: The Fall of Joshua Harris

There is a trend in progressive Christianity that I don’t quite understand. It seems to have a very defined culture but it’s source seems elusive. Its the deconstruction and reconstruction part of the movement. I don’t know that it is a movement, but I’ll call it one because it seems to be such to me. … Continue reading

If she does not struggle, does it also follow that she is not held?
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If she does not struggle, does it also follow that she is not held?

The show The Handmaid’s Tale has revived interest in the somewhat prophetic novel. It has such depth and scope and covers so many relevant issues that we are facing right now. To me, one of the most fascinating and important, but also difficult to swallow is the dynamic experience of rape throughout the show. We … Continue reading

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Civil Religion: The Idol no Patriot Dares Mention

“Yet there is power — wonder-working power — in the goodness, and idealism, and faith of the American people.” Oh wait a second, that’s not how the hymn goes. I do believe the ‘wonder working power’ is in the blood of the lamb. But who needs the blood of the lamb when you’ve got the … Continue reading