There is no religious exemption for obeying the law.
Welcome to my weekly ‘Layman’s Lectionary’ series where I stumble my way through the liturgical year and share my layman’s opinions, doubts, fears, and hopes about modern culture and daily life as it corresponds to scripture. Baptism of the Lord Click here for readings. *** Religion and spirituality can get too ephemeral and untouchable…
We all love the feeling of being forgiven. But to be forgiven, we have to hurt someone first.
What else is a good Christian to do?
Many people confuse honesty and truth. The Good Men Project’s Ethics Editor swears he knows the difference.
What is this notion of the stoic male within the Abrahamic religions? How does Lars interpret and modernize the notion of maleness?
What can sharing the stories of leaving a faith community and finding non-believing one do?
One man’s vision for Christianity and impact.
I came by the “Mandela Effect” as did many, by wondering how anyone could falsely recall that Nelson Mandela died in prison before getting to become President of South Africa.
Even seasoned Biblical scholars are impressed.
Of all of the weird stuff you can read on the internet, the Mandela Effect was not something I wanted to spend much time with.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen and guest, Armin Navabi, discuss the Abrahamic faiths’ male and female figures.
God can’t be happy that most people got the riddle wrong, but then God is Love, so it is okay.
Yes, justice is blind, but when you start talking about an eye for an eye, it’s not just blind. It’s stupid.
It isn’t static. It is the collected wisdom of a people who have tried to figure out how to live as faithful to God’s vision of a creation shaped by a justice that allows for the flourishing of all.