Tolstoy and how the unbeliever feels

Paul Frenzeny Levin and Kitty Skating Doubt Hypocrisy Faith Church Anna Karenina Tolstoy

If you have read this blog before, you will know that I am reading Tolstoy's Anna Karenina because the insights it offers into the human soul are far more insightful than any academic paper. Here Tolstoy describes how his character, Levin, feels during a service of confession at church: Levin found himself, like the majority … Continue reading Tolstoy and how the unbeliever feels

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Acts 21: The False Comfort of Simple Absolutes

With God Daily | Skye Jethani | Daily Bible Reading

Skye Jethani writes a daily bible devotion entitled 'With God Daily' that is available here. Yesterday, he championed doubt, and faith that is mature enough to question God.  This is exactly what I hope Dislocated Christians advocates, it is a space for people who wonder at the world, and want to discern how God is … Continue reading Acts 21: The False Comfort of Simple Absolutes

It’s difficult to know what to pray for North Korea

Numerous chimneys in an industrial area of North Korea

This afternoon, among others, I have read two articles that worry me.  The one that frightens me the most is this article by Eliot Cohen, entitled 'Waiting for the Bomb to Drop'.  In actual fact, the title doesn't give a very good sense of what the piece is about, basically Cohen argues that Donald Trump … Continue reading It’s difficult to know what to pray for North Korea