Category Archives: Mind of the Minister

Naked Fat Bodies: A Mental Exercise For Dani Mathers

This story about professionally beautiful Playboy model Dani Mathers fascinates me. I’m glad there was a huge outrage about her violation of someone’s privacy. She broke the rules of the club and also broke the unwritten decency code of social … Continue reading

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What A[n Imaginary Friend] We Have In Jesus

[I wrote this for a recent Unitarian Unviersalist Christian Fellowship online newsletter. – VW] One of the most ridiculous accusations sneered at Christians is that we are so intellectually and emotionally weak as to need an “imaginary friend” in God … Continue reading

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How Much Are We Morally Obligated To Pay Attention And Feel?

The religious question that consumes me lately is “How much am I morally obligated to know about the suffering and injustice in the world and what do the wisdom teachers say about how to FEEL about it?” Christian religious practice … Continue reading

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