Butt Prints in the Sand

I was listening to a wonderful Liturgists podcast episode on Buddhism the other day, featuring a chat with Bushi Yamato Damashii. He talked about how we spend so much time trading all over the earth looking for answers, solutions, advancements, often failing to find what we're looking for or making a mess of things - literally and … Continue reading Butt Prints in the Sand

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Book review: How The Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns

 "The Bible says it, I believe it, and that settles it." This is a common trope heard in evangelical circles, but it's light years away from that simple, as Peter Enns explains in his new book, How the Bible Actually Works: In Which I Explain How An Ancient, Ambiguous, and Diverse Book Leads Us to … Continue reading Book review: How The Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns

3 versions of the same story (w/ sountrack from David Bazan)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5okHfnkXvoU From Matthew This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about [d]: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her … Continue reading 3 versions of the same story (w/ sountrack from David Bazan)

The Way of Discipleship: Taking a First Step

In chapter one of this work, it was argued that ‘Christian’ and ‘disciple’ are no longer necessarily synonymous terms; in fact, the earliest followers of Jesus were known simply as ‘the Way’, a symbolic designation that drastically reframes popular notions of what it means to be a Christian in the 21st century. Modern Christianity has … Continue reading The Way of Discipleship: Taking a First Step