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Resistance Is Blasphemous

I sometimes wonder if there’s a connection between being deeply religious and following authority without question. In the most popular holy books, God does often come across as a rather cruel, petty dictator. Of course, that’s not really how it … Continue reading

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The Priest Problem

Beth and I recently watched Deliver Us From Evil, a documentary dealing with the sexual abuse scandals among Catholic clergy, and I have to say it was incredibly disturbing. It focused on Father Oliver O’Grady, who molested both boys and … Continue reading

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