10 February 2009

Reflective Christianity

Slacktivist Fred Clark(!), "a Baptist in the evangelical tradition" reacts to his inclusion on a list of the top Atheist/Agnostic/Skeptic blogs with a meditation on faith, certainty, and the value of listening to - and interacting with - opposing viewpoints:
Like most humans, I'm bound to be wrong about many things, and the things I'm likeliest to be wrong about are those things I'm least aware I might be wrong about. So it seems not just prudent, but necessary, to engage as many disparate views as possible.

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(!) In the original version of this post, I inexplicably confused Fred Clark, a thoughtful, humane, and progressive Christian - whose blog I follow regularly - with Fred Phelps, a fundamentalist troglodyte. This mistake would, no doubt, have massively offended both of them, should either have seen it. My deepest, sincerest apologies to Clark.

2 comments:

  1. Um, that would be Fred CLARK at Slacktivist. Fred Phelps is an evangelical wachaloon.

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  2. Jeepers - thanks for catching that, Chris. I've got to stop posting after 2300, I guess. Correction and abject apology to Fred CLARK, are made in the original post.

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