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Original Sin, Natural Selection, and How to Build our Very Own “Noah’s Ark” (Creation 2/3)

Picking up where I left off in my last entry: there are, admittedly, a number of problems with my effort to reconcile the book of Genesis with the findings of modern science. I think the need for a perfect reconciliation lessens … Continue reading

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Why I’m not a Young Earth Creationist… and Jesus isn’t either. (1/3)

This little tractate started out as a Facebook comment the other day by which I’d intended to explain why I so emphatically reject the notion that Jesus was a Six-Day, Young Earth Creationist. I got a little carried away, though, … Continue reading

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Fifteen years ago, I landed my dream job. Well, OK… my dream internship, anyway. I was working for a conservative Christian lobbying group in DC. We were located just eight blocks from the White House,…

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Fortune Cookies and Altars of Hewn Stone

I went to church this morning. It was the first time in a long time because, well… Well, I don’t really want to get into that. Or, I do, but getting into that is the broader purpose of this blog, … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 6: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

In my first entry of this series, I wrote about how our popular notion of “faith” is actually a negation of the true gospel that we’re “saved by grace through faith, not by the works of the law.” By setting … Continue reading

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The Untold Story of the Resurrection Revealed! What REALLY happened 2,000 years ago… finally unearthed!

Ok, not really. Well, kinda.’ Promises of shocking revelations and untold stories of well-known events get people to buy books and read gossip magazines, so if you’re reading this, the same trick got you to read my blog and feed … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 5.3: Extraordinary Claims

(Continued from The Lynchpin of Existence, Defending the Lynchpin, The Telephone Game, and The Forgotten Jesus…?) “What counts is not what sounds plausible, not what we’d like to believe, not what one or two witnesses claim, but only what is … Continue reading

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