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Post Election Thoughts

This is more of a rambling post than most of my posts- though you might think they are all rambling.   And most likely this post is less geared towards this Queer Look at the Bible blog, but hopefully as I write, it won’t seem that disconnected- unless I run out of steam or decide I’m not sure what I am saying. As much as it was exciting to see Obama win, it was disappointing[Read More…]

November 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

The Bible Tells Me So… is BS!

So often, people are turned off by religion, and by the Bible, because it (possibly both) are expressed as being “the Word of God,” or as “God said…” This is a real problem, because it enables men and women to turn over all responsibility to that God.  I remember as a kid, it was easy to try and use the excuse, that because someone told me to.  And my parent’s comeback was always, if they[Read More…]

November 4, 2008 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Why Even Atheists should Care about the Bible

Why Even Atheists should Care about the Bible

  Even atheists should care about the Bible.  Care about does not mean believe in or support or follow, but to ignore how influential it is in today’s culture is a bit like sticking your head in the sand.   Queer Look at the Bible was originally (and will return to be) a podcast I began back in 2006.  For a variety of reasons, I stopped adding episodes, and it has sat, dormant since then.[Read More…]

October 29, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary, Uncategorized
Why I Use the Lectionary

Why I Use the Lectionary

So, I  want to say something about why I’m using the lectionary.  First of all the lectionary, is a set of prescribed scripture readings that follow a three year calendar, and were intended to be used by all churches.  Theoretically, people who attend a Catholic service, and a Methodist service and an Episcopalian service on any particular Sunday, would all hear a sermon based upon the same scriptures.  Now, in reality, this doesn’t happen exactly-[Read More…]

October 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Queer Look at the Bible

Queer Look at the Bible

  A number of years ago, I produced a news magazine program on the local public access cable station called “The Gay Nineties.” Almost every time I was at the station to edit, there would be some bible thumper in the studio, taping their sunday sermon and ranting on about homosexuals and other deviants.  One evening, taking a break from the editing booth, I sat down next to a woman waiting to get into the[Read More…]

October 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
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