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But the Disciples Were Dolts!

March 3, 2013
Thumbnail image for But the Disciples Were Dolts! One of the things that often strikes people when they read the Gospels for the first time is how much the disciples do not get it. It’s a running theme, or a running gag, take your pick.1 Here we have Jesus, teaching important things everyone needs to hear. But over here we have his chosen disciples, getting nary a word of it. From time to time, non-disciple foils…
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No One Comes to the Father But by Me

September 29, 2012
Thumbnail image for No One Comes to the Father But by Me But what should we make of the second half of the world's most famous clobber verse?
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I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life

September 28, 2012
Thumbnail image for I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life When I was in high school, I wore a t-shirt with "John 14:6" emblazoned across the top, a green (yes, green) crucified Buddha in the middle, and "What's wrong with this picture?" stretched along the bottom. I was very proud of that shirt.
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The Skinny on the Bible—Pervasive Interpretive Pluralism

November 27, 2011
Thumbnail image for The Skinny on the Bible—Pervasive Interpretive Pluralism His main argument looks to be this: the plain fact of pervasive interpretive pluralism, especially by biblicists themselves looking at the same Bible, makes biblicism bunk. In other words, if what biblicists said about the Bible was true, they'd agree with each other.
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Who Did You Say the Word of God Is?

October 9, 2011
Thumbnail image for <em>Who</em> Did You Say the Word of God Is? If I told you Christians are completely wrong about what the Bible says the Word of God is, would you be interested in knowing what the Bible says is the right answer?
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Global Sacred Literature & Your Personal Canon

April 30, 2011
Thumbnail image for Global Sacred Literature & Your Personal Canon When we give people a place to seriously engage Global Sacred Literature, we help them become better people.
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The 3 Bookcases in Our Lives

April 15, 2011
Thumbnail image for The 3 Bookcases in Our Lives My wife and I love books, so it should come as little surprise that we have three sets of bookcases scattered throughout the house, each carrying a different meaning.
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You and Your Lonely Bible

December 8, 2010
Thumbnail image for You and Your Lonely Bible Now, before we even get started, let's get one thing clear. This isn't going to be that old chestnut of evangelical sermons, the one about how you should be reading your Bible daily (and, more to the point, about how you're not). I'm not going to berate you for not having your nightly "quiet time" where you read a verse and half of scripture.
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