Religious Literacy

*This is a paper I just wrote for my Religious Diversity class.  I'm quite proud of it.* Many people claim that America is a Christian nation. They recognize the impact religious beliefs had on the Founding Fathers and on the creation of America. However, many people also claim that America isn’t a Christian nation. These…Read more Religious Literacy

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Religious Literacy

Hey guys, I'm conducting another study!  This time, it's inspired by a "Religion" class I'm taking.  This particular class is addressing the religious literacy of America, and the textbook makes some interesting claims and insights.  So, I thought I'd investigate a bit. If you are interested, here is the link: Religious Literacy.  Because I am…Read more Religious Literacy

Collection of Beautiful Things (V)

I have been in a really happy mood recently.  It feels like my soul has wings and is bursting forth towards the heavens.  (If you've read one of my most recent posts, you can probably guess why.). The world is beautiful and rosy and shimmering in magic. On my phone, I have a collection of screenshots. …Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (V)

What happened to sin?

In church this morning, my pastor referenced a book titled Whatever became of sin? by Sean Fagan.  That title really caught my attention.  Coming hot off my Morality Problem post, with all that research still buzzing through my head, I was a tad caught off guard.  I wanted to say, "But Pastor Jerry, our culture is so…Read more What happened to sin?

Days of Cheer: Breath of Heaven

During Christmas, there is one song that always haunts me.  And that's Breath of Heaven by Amy Grant.  It's beautiful and poignant, and makes the Christmas story seem so much more real and human.  Several years ago for Christmas, my lady cousins and I did a dance to this song.  It's just wonderful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8_475FKJWQ Ciao…Read more Days of Cheer: Breath of Heaven