Category Archives: History

Forward only

I went to a church service today; first time in rather a while. But it was the baptism of my sister’s twins, and I was asked to attend. Not going to deny my sister that! But there were so many … Continue reading

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Grasping the Bible as a library

Quick post as I just want to dump some thoughts. I’m partway through reading A New Kind Of Christianity┬áby Brian McLaren. There are so many books out there for Christians (or just church-goers) looking for certainty in a world that … Continue reading

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I am not a Fundamentalist

Most people in western culture will be aware to some degree of a certain brand of church from the USA. I mean, of course, the people often, somewhat perjoratively, called “fundies”. Which is short for Fundamentalist. Now, fundamentalism in and … Continue reading

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Thoughts about “The Bible Unearthed”

I want to like Ezra more than I do. The Jewish priest from Exiles in Babylon was instrumental in bringing Judaism as we know it back to Jerusalem and the land of Judah. The man was clearly a man of … Continue reading

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Becoming unChristian.

The bald truth at the moment is that I am just not as Christian as I was twelve or even six months ago. Being Christian means accepting a whole raft of beliefs that, to varying extents, shape how you view … Continue reading

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It’s Easter again

And for the first time ever, I seem to be looking at Easter as just another long weekend. Many people I’ve encountered in my life have no idea why Easter doesn’t have a fixed location in the year. But since … Continue reading

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The God and The Goddess

One big problem in trying to harmonise Christianity and Witchcraft is how closely entwined the latter is to Wicca. Almost all the information I can find about Witchcraft is inevitably going to talk about Wiccan practices etc. Etymologically, the two … Continue reading

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