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Re: On Narrative Structures...

Hello All, Well, many thanks for your replies. Robert: "I'm not even sure I understand "redemption". It seems such an obscure concept to me. I never really understood the "lamb of god dying for the sins of the world" redemption angle. It took me a long time to figure out that that is what so many pe...

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What I am trying to say is that you can make these calculations about lots of things. TWO JESUS CHRISTS (From ‘My Voice Will Go With You. The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson, MD.’) “I had two Jesus Christs on the ward. And they spent the entire day explaining, “I am Jesus Christ.” They buttonh...

Re: On Narrative Structures...

It is the traditional Christian approach to suffer all this now, because one will transcend later with God's grace. The "work hard to make things better" approach is primarily capitalist, not religious; found not only in the Protestant lands (Max Weber's idea in the Protestant Ethic and the Spirit ...

On Narrative Structures...

Hello All, I would like to ramble a little bit. Yesterday I was reading The Newyorker and found something interesting: some people in the media has criticized James Cameron’s Avatar because “the movie fails to devote itself to a Christian narrative” !!!!!!! This is from the Newyorker: “Ross Douthat,...

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