REBLOG: Love Stories, Etc. / Episodes of My Life

[This posting is being relocated from a discontinued site. It was written a few months ago.] It is difficult for me to summarize my ir/religious path, though listing some of labels I currently accept as at least partially correct might help. Ex-Pentecostal, Universalist, Pantheist, Mystic, Naturalist, Quaker, & Communist cover a lot of the territory, […]

Am I Any Kind of Theist?

[This blog post is being relocated from a discontinued site. It was written originally several months ago.] I’ve been thinking about the differences between naturalistic theisms. For some time, I’ve felt that Henry Wieman’s “creative good” finite theism worked to define my stance on theism. However, there is no simple term for this theism, though […]

REBLOG: Atheist Church-Planting?

[This posting was created last fall at a blog page I’ve recently discontinued. It was written while I was active in the founding of Sunday Assembly Chicago. I later withdrew from the local effort, though I am still optimistic about the larger mission of creating inclusive community. A follow-up to this posting will be posted […]