Category Religion

This is what collapse looks like

Rod Dreher links to an article by an Australian Catholic who can’t find herself a husband and is trying to get used to the idea of dying alone. This is what demographic collapse looks like: a woman who is serious about her faith who would like to marry and start a family but can’t find […]

Religious Violence

I haven’t said anything about either the Christchurch Massacre or the attacks in Siri Lanka, but not because I have not been thinking about them. I haven’t written in part because I’ve already said a lot about this sort of thing over the years: I have expressed opinions on white supremacy (its stupid), on allowing […]

Tell me I’m not crazy

Nicholas Kristof has been writing little essays about the Christian religion. They are fairly banal but done in good faith, asking how he, as a doctrinaire progressive, should relate to Christian faith? In doing so he discovers and celebrates a brand-new form of Christian belief that need not believe in the Resurrection, the Virgin Birth, […]

Holy Thursday Thoughts:

Hard to believe Judas would betray Jesus for 30 pieces of silver unlike the rest of us who do it for free — Jeremy McLellan (@JeremyMcLellan) April 17, 2019 Chief Priests: Will you betray Jesus for 30 pieces of silverMe (holy): NeverChief Priests: What about going viralMe: How viral — Jeremy McLellan (@JeremyMcLellan) April 17, […]

America’s Official Religion

A few months ago CNN presented Lady Gaga and Alexandria Occasio-Cortez as the future of American Christian belief. I’m not a fan of either but they are talented ladies and I’m happy they have found some transcendence in their lives. But CNN is wrong; their religious belief is not the religion of the future. A […]

Ratzinger on the sex abuse scandal

In February Pope emeritus Jospeh Ratzinger, at the request of current Pope Bergolgio, wrote a letter to a synod of Bishops concerning the clerical sex abuse scandals. The letter has now been published and its… interesting. He blames three things: The spirit of the sexual revolution infecting the church (including the acceptance of gay cliques […]

Fashionistas for Jesus

An Instagram account called PreachersNSneakers is is noticing how many hip Evangelical pastors are into expensive shoes: View this post on Instagram John Gray icing EVERYBODY out in the Prayer Yeezy 2s. Ayo Kanye, I’m about to start raising support, COME THRU for ya boi A post shared by PreachersNSneakers (@preachersnsneakers) on Mar 29, 2019 […]