After some time looking at the unintended and negative consequences of telling the Christian salvation story in only one way, and ignoring the other historical ways, we turn now to imagining how we might tell the salvation story if we restored those ancient and other ways we have told the story. Have a listen, Doug […]

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The way most Western Christians have the story of salvation since the Enlightenment (the 11th century, really), has some unintended and negative consequences. As we saw at the beginning of this lesson, when we take our Christian doctrine of ineffability seriously, we realize that all our doctrines are stories, narratives we tell that cannot fully […]

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Again, we shape our stories, and then our stories shape us, and our religious stories most of all. And also again, when our stories gets unhealthy, our souls get unhealthy. In this lesson, we tell the Christian salvation story in the way most Enlightenment Christians learned it. This is the story that may have become unhealthy. Have […]

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We shape our stories, and then our stories shape us. Of all the stories that shape our lives, our religious stories the most power. And for Christians, of all our religious stories, the one most shaping of them, is our salvation story. So, if that story gets unhealthy, our souls get unhealthy. You may have […]

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