Heathenology

Heath Johnson
Post religious writings critiquing the Evangelical system. Written by Heath Johnson, former Baptist pastor and Biblical studies major. Subscribe and join the heathens today!
Created 19 Oct 2021
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  • The Box of Belief
    26 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Rebekah Waites' giant, decaying replica of a church tipped on its axis like a box trap and featured an LED interior. Growing up, I thought things had more power than they did. I would see someone wear...
  • Pave Paradise and Put up A Parking Lot
    21 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Having gone through a biblical studies college I still find myself surprised at where I landed now that I am on the far side of it all. Going into it, I was so sure that I would find the hidden truths...
  • Deconstruction Paralysis
    13 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    To be honest, there are more moments than I would care to admit where I feel like doing nothing. I’ll wake up and do some reading and get ready to write and I hit this level that makes everything feel...
  • Power Grab
    07 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    One of the more popular stories from the Bible is the story of Jesus in the wilderness, fasting for 40 days, and being tempted by the devil himself. It’s so popular in fact that even those who didn’t ...
  • The Lies We Lovers Tell Each Other
    31 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Lovers--Trust Painting by Lynn Rushton Is there anything more ego feeding than being told you were hand picked by God for something special? God has a plan for you specifically. Jesus had you in mind ...
  • Fantasy Theology
    24 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    There is an idea in the minds of many humans that things aren’t always what they seem. We have this longing inside us for a world that is more meaningful than the one presented to us. For whatever rea...
  • The Efficiency of Christianity has Led to its Lack of Progress
    19 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Has the evangelical church confused efficiency with progress? Today’s churches, and for that matter evangelical theology, have gotten really good at being efficient in their teachings. Beliefs and com...
  • Prelude
    19 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    There is a version of me in the past that would stumble upon these writings and tear them apart. Not with the intention of hurting the author, but to show them where they veered off the course in unde...
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