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Aaron Porteous
I blog about contemplative spirituality.
I blog about contemplative spirituality.
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Double Standards
In order to establish a double-standard effectively, you need to create a series of narratives (as opposed to one single narrative) so that it masks the hypocrisy... God's Not Dead 1 Atheist professor preaches to Christian student, student must stand up for...

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ELI5: How Do We Know That the Bible is Real?
I recently received this question from a young person, and quickly came to the realization that possibly the most difficult thing for me to do is articulate massive concepts in simple language. Even adults have a hard time understanding me sometimes, and th...

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The Good Muslim
But he, desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbour?” Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Gaza, and he fell among terrorists, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a Chri...

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RE: 40 Questions for Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags
Kevin DeYoung of TGC asked 40 questions for Christians who support gay marriage , and I believe they are questions worth answering. So here we go. 1. How long have you believed that gay marriage is something to be celebrated? For about 2 years now. I've bee...

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Answering Answers in Genesis
I came across this article on reddit and responded there so I decided to share my thoughts here as well. I don't spend much time here responding to blogs, as I like to reserve this space for deep reflection. Once in a while, I rant about closed-minded think...

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Noah: A Christian Filmmaker Review
I saw the Noah movie recently, and I was thoroughly impressed. Both as a Christian and as a filmmaker. I believe in storytelling. Stories are an immensely powerful contribution to the cosmos; in fact a solely human one. I believe narrative is more valuable ...

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Is Hell Good for the Gospel?
For most of my life I struggled with the notion that the gospel message meant Jesus took my place on the cross and suffered God's wrath instead of me. Something prompted me to find out if this was always part of the gospel message. As it turns out, the domi...

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New Blog Post: Dealing with patriarchy in the bible...

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This is an organized collection of inspirational quotes I've shared via Facebook over the past year. These are some of the people that have influenced my thinking as of late.

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That was great! Interested to hear more about what's on the back burner :)
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