Author Archives: Chris Attaway

About Chris Attaway

Raised in the digital wilderness of the pre-Internet 2.0 era, Chris Attaway is a true gamer and Internet citizen. After a stint studying computer science, his life got flipped turned upside down, and he ended up studying philosophy to help him sort out his life. Now the black sheep in a family of engineers, he has set out to get his footing in the world of freelance journalism. With interests ranging from gaming and technology to LGBT rights, race and politics, Chris is a diverse and skilled writer who always tries to give a fair shake to his subjects.

I no longer condone most of the views on this site

While I have no great beef with liberal Christianity, I want to make it clear that I am distancing myself from all explicitly-religious claims made on this site. This has been the case for several months now, but I had … Continue reading

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Moving to my new blog, Philosomancy

To all my readers or anyone who finds this blog, it is with mixed feelings that I announce that I will not be posting at this blog any longer. For a variety of reasons, I have come to realize that … Continue reading

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Rethinking Privilege; Pursuing Justice

I have written and rewritten this article more times than I have for any other article, because what I say here is sensitive but critical, so I want to make sure I say it right: privilege, and the narrative which … Continue reading

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Mark Driscoll is no accident

If you haven’t heard what is going on at Mars Hill church in Seattle, a long history of abuse is coming to a head in just the last few weeks and months. People are finally standing up for what is … Continue reading

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Does theology have a reason to exist?

The following is semi-formal discussion of theology and philosophy. While I am passionate about the subject matter, it could come across as stuffy and impersonal compared to my usual posts. I will use words like “situatedness.” Deal with it. Theology … Continue reading

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This wasn’t what I wanted (on Mark Driscoll)

The Mark Driscoll saga has taken some pretty big turns in the past few weeks. The Acts 29 Network threw him out along with his church, and LifeWay Christian Stores has rescinded all of his books pending further investigation. Now, … Continue reading

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Robin Williams, Matt Walsh, Morality, and Mental Illness

Popular Christian morality has a strained relationship with mental illness, and this has scarcely been more apparent than right now. With Robin Williams’ tragic suicide yesterday, everyone seems to have an opinion to share — not a bad thing, as I … Continue reading

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