Who Needs Blood?

In Wednesday’s entry, I said I would try to show you some different ways of looking at the things surrounding Holy Week. One of those is the idea that Jesus had to die a gruesome and bloody death so we could be forgiven for our sins, aka penal substitutionary atonement. It seems an appropriate topic […]

Who Needs Blood?

via YouTube   I love Bart Campolo. I’ve seen him speak several times and he never fails to make me think. He’s also controversial, as you can see from this video. Not only does he reject penal substitutionary atonement, he’s also a universalist; saying God is compassionate enough to seek the rescue of every one […]

Blood on Their Hands?

So, a couple of days ago, I posted the picture to the left on my Facebook page and several other (more liberal)┬ápages┬áthat I like. I did so as an experiment; I wanted to see how the various groups would react to the idea that the NRA shares some responsibility in the recent wave of gun-related […]