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Who’s The Monster Now? | Facing the Other in the Self

Interesting post from Brian McLaren, who, via a piece from Miroslav Volf, asks who the next ‘monster’ will be given that Bin Laden is dead: Fear is a foolish counselor, and it is also an addictive one. As the work of Rene Girard and others makes clear, our national anxieties love to vent themselves on [...]

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Killing Your Nemesis :: Osama, Jesus and the Resurrection Problem

Baying crowds, a bloody execution by an occupying power, the speedy disposal of a body, conspiracy theories already abounding… All sounds pretty familiar doesn’t it? As a ‘Christian’ nation, the US will understand more than anyone that killing your nemesis is only the beginning of another version of their lives – and that new version [...]

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The Absurdity of Neo-Con Fundamentalism: Only Osama Can Protect the US

Really, this video is quite amazing. A Fox News discussion, in which the interviewee claims that: “The only chance we have as a country right now is for Osama Bin Laden to detonate a major weapon in the United States.“ and that, “Only Osama can execute an attack which will force Americans to demand that [...]

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