Purity Balls, Mark Driscoll and a Hermeneutic of the Obscene

I am on a temporary reprieve from editing extremely dry law work. I am going to write this continuation of my thoughts on the hermeneutics of the erotic in a free flowing, rambling train of thought. Please do not hold me to these things too firmly. I may have lost my wits and sent them … More Purity Balls, Mark Driscoll and a Hermeneutic of the Obscene

These Twisted Stories – Phelps and Driscoll

Two prominent tales are being played out in the culture of American Christianity right now. They appear unrelated, but I believe they are intimately connected to one another, and highlight the cognitive dissonance we struggle with in regards to religion. Fred Phelps, the founder and patriarch of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church and the “God … More These Twisted Stories – Phelps and Driscoll