A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 8 “The Bill Rice Ranch”

(The previous chapters can be found by clicking on A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page. To receive email notifications whenever subsequent chapters are published, hit the follow button.) by John Ellis Image is important for the Christian fundamentalist. To be fair, image is important across all subsets of … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 8 “The Bill Rice Ranch”

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 7 “My Year as a Bob Jones University Preacher Boy”

(The previous chapters can be found by clicking on A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page. To receive email notifications whenever subsequent chapters are published, hit the follow button.) by John Ellis If you continue reading, you’re going to discover that for a span of time as an adult, … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 7 “My Year as a Bob Jones University Preacher Boy”

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 6

(The previous chapters can be found by clicking on A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page. To receive email notifications whenever subsequent chapters are published, hit the follow button.) by John Ellis Bob Jones University used to bill itself as the world’s most unusual university. I don’t know if … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 6

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 5

(If you haven't already, I would encourage you to start the series with the Introduction and the previous chapters, which can be found by clicking the heading A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page.) by John Ellis During my transition from a Christian day school to a Bob Jones … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 5

The Incomplete Epistemology of Christian Fundamentalism

“I do not endeavor, O Lord, to penetrate thy sublimity, for in no wise do I compare my understanding with that; but I do long to understand in some degree thy truth, which my heart believes and loves. For I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to … Continue reading The Incomplete Epistemology of Christian Fundamentalism