Tag Archive for Christianity

Sex, Lies, and Theology

“…sex felt dirty and wrong and sinful even though I was married.” There’s an article making the rounds entitled “IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Waited Until My Wedding Night to Lose My Virginity and I Wish I Hadn’t.” In it, the author explains that she waited to have sex until her wedding night like a good little Christian, and then… Read more →

Paradoxes and the Purpose of Lent

I know paradoxes are compelling and provocative and mystical and all that good stuff, but I’m not a big fan. Sure, they’re not contradictions in that they are impossible and make no sense, but they are seeming contradictions, and they often have the effect of cheap Eastern theological thrills playing on the problem-solving region of our brains. One of the… Read more →