Alastair has a couple of good posts lately. This is why we love Alastair, and why you should too.

Is YHWH a War Criminal– Why difficult texts are for wrestling with, not solving (complete with some suggested ‘moves’ for the mat)

and…

The Hidden Functions of Religion– A discussion on interpreting the desires which lie behind motivations for receiving the sacraments and the pastoral need to recognize them.

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