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The Christian Social Economics of Exclusion and Vilification: The Error of the Pharisees

[So far I have talked about how the most common approach to the Bible in Christianity is highly problematic, how Christianity is secular in most of its practices and how the most common Christian spirituality sets Christians up for failure.  … Continue reading

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If the “Truth mine” approach to the Bible is so broken, why is it so widespread and why do Christians keep using it?

[In my previous posts I have suggested approaching the Bible as a “truth mine,” to be excavated for eternal and divine truths that are applicable to everyone, is problematic for several reasons. The development and nature of the Bible itself … Continue reading

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