Monthly Archives: March 2011

My Confusion About Whether or not I Should be Confused

Lately, I have been thinking about the fact that there is no such thing as “Christianity.” I mean this in the descriptive sense of the word. The beliefs and practices of those who are following Jesus are so varied and … Continue reading

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An Evaluation of the Embarking on Epistemological Endeavors

The New York Times recently printed an article which discusses the merits of liberal education. The points offered in favor a liberal education attempted to show that that it produced individuals capable of competing in the current economy and that … Continue reading

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On Deuteronomy and Platonic Psychology

5You(A) shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. I have always wondered what the writer is referring to when he speaks of these various aspects of the … Continue reading

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Uh oh…

“What if I am in trouble?” This is the question I thought to myself this morning when I received a call from an unrecognizable number and an ambiguous message. I had no reason to think that I was in trouble, … Continue reading

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“God is not a white man”

A while back I had the opportunity to serve communion. I was not particularly excited about the job. It was just another Christian ritual that had melted into the mundane. About half way through serving communion, I began to feel … Continue reading

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I am an Addict

Yesterday, I watched an episode of Our America that featured a group of heroine addicts from the city of Ohio. It was quite puzzling for the first half hour of the show how these people could recognize the destructive impact … Continue reading

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Meditating on a Magnanimous Mormon and the Musings of Malevolent People

Patrick Hiltbrand is a mormon who is dedicated to God. He is more dedicated, perhaps, than I am to God. He is remaining in Japan after the earthquake to help people “salvage their lives.” After such a dangerous experience, I … Continue reading

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