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Lent in North America, James KA Smith

“even our self-denial is an act of self-expression. Our submission to discipline is converted to act of will power.” http://forsclavigera.blogspot.ca/2016/02/an-american-lent.html In a more robustly communal practice of the faith, my self-denial is not up to me. The practices of fasting … Continue reading

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Do we need multiple theories of original sin?

ColossianForum by James KA Smith referring to Loren Haarsma

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Inequality James KA Smith

Inequality On the other hand, it’s very easy to be “against” inequality in ways that are simplistic, naïve, and self-congratulatory. Many who decry inequality in one sphere relish its benefits in another sphere. Some who seem bent on leveling all … Continue reading

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Seeing Gushee’s Treatment of LGBTQ Inclusion in the Light of our Larger Problem of Not Really Knowing What To Do With the Bible in our Secular Age

Link to David Gushee’s Talk at City Church San Francisco David Gushee at City Church San Francisco David Gushee recently did a Q/A at City Church San Francisco I assume as part of their process of exploring the inclusion of … Continue reading

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