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Posted inReligion

Sermongate: The Seriously Misplaced Priorities of the Evangelical Old Guard

Reading Time: 9 minutes In the various reactions to this mini-scandal that we’ve seen, possibly the worst hot takes of all come from his political enemies in evangelicalism: the Old Guard, whose members work to make the SBC even more regressive, racist, misogynistic, and cruel than it already is. Indeed, their reaction to Sermongate reveals a seriously misplaced set of priorities. Today, let’s check out their reaction — and see how they destroy their own claims to possessing a superior set of morals and ethics over all other flavors of Christianity.

Posted inGeneral

Many, Many, Many Gods

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jim Haught “Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.” — Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), creator of the essay. But Montaigne spoke too modestly. Instead of dozens, the human imagination has created thousands – even tens of thousands – of gods. Hinduism’s ancient Sanskrit […]

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