The other day, Andrew Sullivan had a post about Giuliani’s bid for President.
Giuliani is running as a secular, modern conservative to run what has become a religious, theological party. His fate is going to be a fascinating insight into what American conservatism can now mean. And the Christianists are not going to put up with [...]

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Charity on January 15th, 2007

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I planned to write a post about the difference between Dr. King’s strategy for helping blacks and the current strategy employed by the party that really cares about blacks, the Democrats.
Fortunately for me, some posts just write themselves or, in this case, somebody writes them for me.
Here [...]

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Charity on January 4th, 2007

I had a few more closing thoughts about this series of posts after I went to bed last night. The impetus for this series was that I wanted to start a “debate” with JD Ryan, but I also wanted to bring up the common claims made by atheist bloggers and other writers that I [...]

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For all of you who are not into the religion debates, I am sorry for going back into fundie mode, but I need to address a few more points in this discussion I am having with J.D.Ryan of Five Before Chaos. Also, check out part one, part two, and part three.
I am going to [...]

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Be sure to read part one and part two.
When I was first seeking God, I read a lot of stuff by atheists. I think I was trying to convince myself that He did not exist. I am not the type that likes to be told what to do. At that point in [...]

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(If you are just joining this discussion, you can read part one here.)
Another thing that atheists say often is that religion relies on a “blind faith” and a lack of questioning and skepticism.
Ha!
I have to laugh when I read that. Let me repeat, I was raised by my mother to distrust and avoid religion. Anytime [...]

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(As you can tell by the title, I decided to break this down into parts. I have so much to say and not enough time to put it into one cohesive post, so I am going to take this in parts.)
For whatever reason, I read a fair number of things written by atheists. [...]

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Charity on December 29th, 2006

Lately, I have been reading the blog Five Before Chaos so often that I am going to have to move it up two steps from “Other Blogs that Link Here” to “My Daily Reads” in my blogroll, despite the fact that it is so anti-Christian that it contains a category named “Christofascist.”
I have been wanting [...]

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Charity on December 12th, 2006

For those of you with the Sundance Channel (which unfortunately does not include me), you should most definitely check out this series they are doing on Jay Bakker, called One Punk Under God.
I am so bummed that I will not get to see it. His book, Son of a Preacher Man was one of [...]

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