Day: April 27, 2014

Sex offenders-in their own words-and the exploitation of trust

At the Rhymes with Religion blog on Religious New Service Boz Tchividjian, former child abuse chief prosecutor, breaks down his experiences with sex offenders. His work, which includes working with pastors convicted of molestation, reveal four common exploitations: 1) exploitation of faith terms, 2) exploitation of needs, 3) exploitation of authority, and 4) exploitation of …

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Why Cliven Bundy Was Not A Religious Hero

At Religion Dispatches, Sarah Posner cites an article by several commentators about why Cliven Bundy did not become a hero of the Religious Right (and Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame did):

Solar and lunar Christians

Psalm 146, 147 (Morning) Psalm 111, 112, 113 (Evening) Exodus 14:5-22 1 John 1:1-7 John 14:1-7 Two of our readings today talk about the fear that comes with uncertainty. In Exodus, the future looks pretty dangerous and uncertain for the recently-fled Israelites, and the people are starting to think, “You know, maybe living in bondage …

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