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Trevor Blake: Your Faith is Futile and You Are Still in Your Sins

Part of a debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. Free Northerner has quoted the Nicene Creed and several selections from the Bible in his opening statement on what it means to be a Christian. Free Northerner cites the Nicene Creed (325) but quotes the First Council of Constantinople (381).  It’s hard to […]

Trevor Blake: To Be a Christian

To be a Christian can be many things. To explain what it means to be a Christian it might be easier to begin by exclusion, casting out what is not Christianity and reducing the subject to a manageable size. For example… Jesus wasn’t an optical illusion. Jesus was not born a man who adopted God-hood […]

Trevor Blake and Free Northerner: To Be a Christian

A debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. Links: Introduction (October 13, 2014). Trevor Blake: To Be a Christian (October 13, 2014). Nicholas Pell: “The great @FreeNortherner / Trevor Blake debate begins” (October 13, 2014). Matt Forney: “My friend Trevor Blake debates @FreeNortherner on the nature of Christianity” (October 14, 2014). Free Northerner: […]

I am a Horrible Monster. Kill Me Now… Or Later

I am a Horrible Monster.  Kill Me Now… Or Later.  11 x 4 inches.   Circa 1995.  Paper and glue. In the mid-1990s I lived in a building near a house occupied by animal rights activists.  It was easy to tell which house was theirs for three reasons.  First, they had animal rights posters in […]

Trevor Blake: Banned Book Week 2014

The American Library Association celebrates Banned Book Week during the last week of September. October 2014 is the fiftieth anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley. I am an advocate of freedom of speech.  Here are some unorthodox and unpopular ideas that were banned or challenged in the United States […]