Author: Ted Grimsrud

What’s wrong with how we view the Civil War?

Ted Grimsrud—April 29, 2019 As I continue to read and think about the American Civil War, I am continually impressed with how little questioning of the legitimacy of warfare as the default way to resolve conflicts I have encountered. I have seen even less skepticism about the Civil War as a tool for the good … Continue reading What’s wrong with how we view the Civil War?

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Are we better off without God and Christianity? Thoughts on healing the world

Ted Grimsrud—April 15, 2019 I believe that human beings do have a purpose in life. That purpose is to do what we can to help bring healing to the world. Another way of saying this is to say that what matters most in life is that we live in love and that we resist the … Continue reading Are we better off without God and Christianity? Thoughts on healing the world

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“Anabaptist” but not “Christian” (or “Mennonite”)? A Thought Experiment [Part two]

Ted Grimsrud—April 10, 2019 The purpose of this “thought experiment,” as I see it, is to reflect on how “Anabaptist” might work better than “Christian” or “Mennonite” as a descriptor of the radical faith that offers the best possibilities for responding creatively to the challenges of life in North America in the early 21st century. … Continue reading “Anabaptist” but not “Christian” (or “Mennonite”)? A Thought Experiment [Part two]

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