the 10 disturbing de-‘s of the bible

From Moses to the prophets to Jesus to Paul, throughout the bible there are stories and passages that, as Jeremiah’s scribe Baruch would write, “… uproot and tear down, destroy and overthrow…” I’ll call them the 10 de-s. de-stabilize: There is at work a destabilization of the powers, sometimes the…

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worm hands & the religious project

I remember the days when I obsessed about every single verse and my obedience to it. I was overcome with guilt for things totally unnecessary, unimportant and inapplicable. This poor little worm will probably end up going home feeling guilty for not having hands to begin with. This is the…

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The Carnage, The Horror, The Freedom!

To require people to live according to scripture creates admirable human beings, but it does not create free human beings. To insist that people live by the Bible appears to advance the development of the human being, but it is really just a religious form of bondage. It is not…

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