“actively and passively driven from faith, by people of faith.”

An excellent writing by John Pavlotvitz. There are so many valuable and worthy lines in his article, I'll paste a couple but the only way to appreciate the fullness is to read it on his site. Distorted Love: The Toll Of Our Christian Theology On The LGBT Community This is the cost of our religion …

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Very True … only the shallowest think we are deep divers from another place stuck here under earthly skies while being linked to the above by some doofus holy air-hose.

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… using faith to exploit an angry and ignorant populace with a collective Bible literacy that wouldn’t fill a shot glass.

This, dear readers, is mandatory reading for any American who takes his religion seriously ... along with his understanding of civic duty. Luke 3:11 He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise. Matthew 25:40 And the King …

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Speaking of Pat Robertson: Me and Jesus Once Had a Conversation Ourselves

03/26/2008 Guess who showed up in my office If you've seen the movie GHOST and remember the scenes where Whoopi Goldberg tries to convince Demi Moore that she (Whoopi) has actually spoken to Patrick Swayze, you may have a sense of what it was like the day an internationally known psychic walked into my office …

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Fer all yew fundamentalists: Beelzebubba Ain’t Makin Ya Do It!

Why's Everybody Always Pickin On Me? In the culture of my upbringing and in later life my dragging around, Mormon beliefs about this fellow Satan are quite specific. Satan is the villain in the LDS drama theology. Without this eternal Oil Can Harry, a lot of what is offered in the name of good versus …

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Sunday: Tell a child that Heaven is church 24-7 and

that child might be able to describe somewhere else for you. 6:00 a.m. this Sunday morning and its raining, the street is still dark and Jake needs to go on his morning walk. Too wet to bring my kindle for entertainment while Jake sniffs his way down the street slowly dragging from spot to spot, …

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