It used to be easier

When I was a kid I had this fantasy that my life was secretly a great book or a movie everyone loves. I had this idea that I was really a fictional character living out what I thought was my own life but was really the plot of a world-renowned story. It was kind of […]

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On Suffering, Shame, and Salvation

The following post deals with issues of sexual assault, abuse, and rape. It also contains theological speculation that may be discomforting or upsetting to some readers.  A few years ago, I was in a religious studies class where the professor proclaimed to the class that “Passion of the Christ is a fine movie, but it doesn’t go far […]

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