Browsing All posts tagged under »christianity«

Quaker roots

januar 10, 2011

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For the obvious facts, visit Wikipedia. The Religious Society of Friends (as quakers prefer to call themselves) emerged in the 17th century. In the preceiding centuries, Europe had seen several small groups of independant christians. The Catholic church had fought hard against this «heresy». Several of these groups were mysticists and had quite a lot […]

Trans Nature, TransCulture and Trans God

juni 19, 2008

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Ryan is interested in the monstousness of trans bodies. He quotes Susan Stryker: The transsexual body is an unnatural body. It is the product of medical science. It is a technological construction. It is flesh torn apart and sewn together again in a shape other than that in which it was born. This got me […]

Fundamentalism

mai 25, 2008

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BIBLE MAN! He comes from another world, another age, inerrant King James Version in a 100% genuine bonded-leather shell. He means business. Do not cross him. Do not transform him. Do not modify him. Do not redact him. Do not criticize him. Do not analyze him. Do not twist his words. Believe everything he says, […]

Reading the Bible

mai 5, 2008

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It’s time for me to buy a new one. My old one is probably on the bottom of some box not unpacked since the last time I moved, 4 years ago, and has underlined things that I no longer find important. I’ve started over so many times since I read in it last time, it’s […]

Through the storm says it better

april 21, 2008

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Just in case someone has missed it, I want to recommend his «Letter to a church»

A poem I found

mars 30, 2008

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                                              A Woman’s Tears                                                      By Jennifer Ann Burnett                                                                              Feb 6, 2004 I feel a drop of warm, salty fluid run slowly down my cheek.             And I realize that I am crying once again! “Oh Jennifer”, I chide myself, “Why are you crying this time?”             And as I […]

The Society of Friends – Finding my religion?

mars 30, 2008

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I’m very excited! This weekend I’ve managed to organize a retreat with the Quakers/Society of Friends here in Tromsø. It’s gonna be real interesting and hopefully thw Society will provide me with a home for my religious belief.I’ve been a member of the Norwegian Church all my life but I’m finding it more and more […]