Me: I accept that all my experiences are grounded in the chemical and electrical, which is to say material, processes of the brain. In fact, I'm willing to strip the experiences--the presence of Jesus, the personal demons, the Satori moment--of all spiritual implication if the topic is; what is the stuff in Dan's brain. Is … Continue reading Skeptic: Nothing to those “encounters” but faulty wiring in the brain…
Month: July 2014
Any other Spiritual encounters you’d like to share?
Yes, actually, thanks for asking. Here are three other encounters with the Spiritual dimension, two during waking moments and one in a dream. I've probably had--and you have too--hundreds, maybe thousands of encounters but I was too blind and deaf in that moment to grok it. I'm going to list them here and go into them … Continue reading Any other Spiritual encounters you’d like to share?
…and the Middle Distance
When non believers ask me if I personally have had a supernatural experience this is the one I share. I was walking to Church on a sunny spring day through Heather Farms Park, as bucolic as it sounds, in a kind of humming, mindless state, when I had a vision. The vision itself wasn't remarkable--I'll get … Continue reading …and the Middle Distance
Middling Minds …
A Confession. Academic Theology, at its highest levels and a few rungs down as well, is a mystery to me. Words I recognize are arranged in a density that soon becomes white noise It might as well be Theoretical Physics. I don't read Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Aramaic, or for that matter German, Italian or Norwegian. … Continue reading Middling Minds …
My name is Dan Bennett. I'm a Christian. This blog is, as of its inception, a vanity project rather than Evangelization. It is an attempt to explore what it means to be a Christian in today's world, from a necessarily singular and personal perspective. This seems a truism. Who else could anyone speak for but … Continue reading Introduction