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Ignoring Hierarchy: Jesus and Hierarchy (Part 2)

In the first part of this topic I mentioned that rigidly hierarchical religious organizations, such as pyramidal para-church ministries and denominations, are unChristian. But then it struck me that I had missed the real point, which is that all hierarchical organizations: … Continue reading

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Why Fundamentalists can’t raise teens

When a child is born the parents idealize their children: “Our child is the best, smartest, most well-behaved child ever to walk the face of the earth.” As the child grows the child idealizes the parents, and the child does … Continue reading

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