I was browsing YouTube today when I came across a wonderful video of Karen Armstrong called “Author Karen Armstrong’s Thoughts on God.” In it, she speaks on the nature of God and shares that in her […]
Here are a few of the articles that made me laugh, dream and think this week: 1. Despite the Catholic Church’s controversial pivot away from the Pope’s relatively inclusive position on same-sex relationships, 85% of Young Catholics […]
It occurred to me that we do indeed think of the Bible as something that has been “given” to us by God, when we should think of the Bible as a collection of texts to which we’ve given numerous interpretations throughout history. We think of the Bible as something that has given us a specific narrative about the world, without acknowledging that we are, in fact, the ones who assign and propagate biblical narratives.
In a reflection written almost exactly four years ago, I touched on a few of the important statistics that jolted me out of my exclusivistic way of reading the scriptures and into a more open […]