If it’s My Horse Hockey, It’s Ok
My Two Cents / Religious Dogma

If it’s My Horse Hockey, It’s Ok

I have recently read a blog post republishing an article on Christian intolerance. In this article the author writes in defense of being labeled intolerant for his conservative right Christian views.  In this defense, he utilizes selected bible scriptures in an attempt to portray Christ as the commander of condemnation and intolerance toward others. He … Continue reading

Was Jesus Really the Jewish Messiah?
Religious Dogma / Rethinking Christianity

Was Jesus Really the Jewish Messiah?

Christians believe that Jesus was the messiah promised by God to the Hebrew people. Because of being denied by his chosen people, as a sort of “well take that then”, salvation was offered to the gentiles. Judaism does not recognize Jesus as the coming messiah. According to Jewish scriptures the messiah will be a fully … Continue reading

Bones in the Tomb
Religious Dogma / Rethinking Christianity

Bones in the Tomb

The discovery of an ossuary in Jerusalem inscribed with the name of Jesus and other biblical names is to me a thought provoking find. It didn’t meet with much discussion here in the rural bible belt, mainly because southern Protestants regardless of their denominational affiliations are unshakable in the traditional Christian belief that Jesus was … Continue reading