Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Saga of Jenny Erikson: Sunshine Mary Edition

We last left Jenny, divorced Christian mommy-blogger extraordinaire, after she proudly declared to the world that she was an AWESOME wife and mother. Now she laments the fact that the man she left with no warning (literally, he had to … Continue reading

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A New Atheist Really Said This to Me

Courtesy of new atheist tildeb, commenting on this post from lotharlorraine’s (very good) blog: I said this, when he asked what my definition of “faith” was: I like C.S. Lewis’s definition: “Faith is holding on to things your reason has … Continue reading

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Best Superhero Movies Ever

I’m in the mood. Here’s the top five for me: 1 (tied)) “The Dark Knight”. One of the only movies to successfully pull of multiple villains, and Heath Ledger’s performance is the greatest by a villain since Hannibal Lecter. One … Continue reading

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What Feminists Mean

I never really liked the whole “rationalization hamster” thing as a metaphor for denying reality, mostly because it was created by players to apply to women and I reject the idea that ONLY women have these hamsters (though I’ve noticed … Continue reading

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The Book of Job

The book has always been  understood as a theodicy, and I read it that way (incidentally, I haven’t read it in quite some time, so this whole post if off memory – if a re-read prompts me to reconsider anything … Continue reading

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The Limits of C.S. Lewis

I am a massive fan of C.S. Lewis. He might be my favorite Christian theologian behind Aquinas. But that’s the thing – I think he was a brilliant THEOLOGIAN, not apologist. I think that sometimes he overstretched himself when he … Continue reading

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The Disconnect

Here is a comment written by somebody named Phil from an article on the blog “What’s Wrong With the World”: I think you perceive the people who disagree with you to be much more in lockstep about religious liberty and … Continue reading

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