A Blog by Jared White & Guests

Simple Praxis is an exploration of progressive Christian thought and awareness which seeks a return to empire-challenging social justice which permeated the ministry of Jesus and his early followers.

Get Thee Behind Me Satan!

Imagine my surprise when I discovered that the Satan we know and love (to hate) is as much a product of myth and legend as, well, Santa Claus. And like Santa, his main purpose is to affect behavioral change among the most vulnerable of us all.

March 8, 2020

The Vanishing of the Inferno

Welcome to my new series, “Dial H for Heresy”. In this first installment, I dig deep into my thorny relationship with the doctrine of everlasting torment stemming from my earliest childhood memories.

February 13, 2020

About That Time Paul the Hippie Took On the Elitist Establishment

Because of the immense burden of two millennia of church history, it's hard to picture Paul as a freedom fighter speaking truth to power. But he was far more of a radical than many give him credit for. In this final essay on Romans, discover how he tweaked the noses of pretty much everybody in the quest for peace, love, and harmony.

January 12, 2020

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