Religion Sucks.

Can you imagine being imprisoned by your family for 25 years? This is what happened to the daughter of a wealthy Paris family in 1876. The daughter’s name was Blanche Monnier. Due to a romantic relationship the family disapproved of, they forced Monnier to become a prisoner in her bedroom while feeding her scraps ofContinue reading “Religion Sucks.”

The Truth Will Make You… Odd?

I have recently finished reading a few excellent and thought-provoking short stories by Flannery O’Connor. O’Connor lived from 1925 – 1964. Her writing attacked the popular ideas of racism held in honor by many in the United States (especially in the south). The following reflections come from her story “Why Do The Heathen Rage.” RatherContinue reading “The Truth Will Make You… Odd?”

Is All Religion Created Equal?

Many people, including Christians, have been deceived into thinking that all religion is generally the same. In other words, God is a mountain and the various religions are simply different pathways to the top of the mountain as long as the religion promotes good will and sincere belief. Although there are hundreds of Scripture referencesContinue reading “Is All Religion Created Equal?”