15 Bible Texts Reveal Why “God’s Own Party” Keeps Demeaning Women | ValerieTarico.com

15 Bible Texts Reveal Why “God’s Own Party” Keeps Demeaning Women | ValerieTarico.com

Why can’t GOP politicians trumpet their religious credentials without assaulting women?  Because fundamentalist religion of all stripes has degradation of women at its core. Progressive Christians believe that the Bible is a human document, a record of humanity’s multi-millennial struggle to understand what is good and what is God and how to live in moral … Continue reading “15 Bible Texts Reveal Why “God’s Own Party” Keeps Demeaning Women | ValerieTarico.com”

Slavery in the Bible – RationalWiki

Slavery in the Bible – RationalWiki

“”The Bible may, indeed does, contain a warrant for trafficking in humans, for ethnic cleansing, for slavery, for bride-price, and for indiscriminate massacre, but we are not bound by any of it because it was put together by crude, uncultured human mammals. —Christopher Hitchens, God Is Not Great Slavery was an important facet of life … Continue reading “Slavery in the Bible – RationalWiki”

An Insider’s View: The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America

An Insider’s View: The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America

Rural, Christian, white America is entrenched in fundamentalist belief systems. They don’t trust people outside their tribe, and truly believe whites are superior to all races. The problem is they don’t understand themselves, the reasons for their anger/frustrations, and don’t seem to care to know why. Source: An Insider’s View: The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist … Continue reading “An Insider’s View: The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America”