Blessed are the Baby Makers

Popular Christian culture perpetuates traditional gender roles, such as women being the baby makers, and men being the saviors. I do not think this is what God intended. Biblical interpretation is like reading an Ikea manual. First of all, it is really hard to understand. In the way that the manual has no words but …

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A Test of Logic in the Matter of Abortion

Fundamentalist: Abortion is wrong. Me: Is it wrong all the time? Fundamentalist: Well…if a woman’s life is in danger, then it is ok. (77% of White evangelicals think abortion should be legal in some cases) Me: Why is that? There is no clear answer in the Bible that could inform the pro-lifer’s opinion as to why abortion would be ok …

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Living Authentically for Jesus

Why is it ok for ancient Roman culture to inform Christian holiday celebrations, but not ok for current American culture to inform Christian views on marriage, abortion, and guns, according to fundamentalists? Adopting pagan influences from the Romans allowed Christians in that time to make the Gospel more relatable to people, and adopting current views …

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