Tag: Bad theology
Almost in cults, Part 3: so now what?
As you may have gaged from my previous posts, I was duped a few times by some pretty questionable theology in my 20’s. My story is quite similar to those of my collaborators from the previous two posts, so I thought it better to focus on a more “now what” type of post regarding my experiences. I…
Almost in cults, Part 2: on cynicism, disillusionment and well-meaning deception
Article by: Anonymous The warranted cynicism and subsequent becoming In the second semester of my first year of university, I committed my life to God. This came after a lifetime of worrying my parents about my disdain for church and anything related – quite removed from my family’s deep allegiance to it. My mother is…
Almost in cults, Part 1: an anecdotal case of how bad theology led me to even worse theology
Article by: Philasande Karambakuwa Matthew 24:24 “For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.” I remember reading this scripture when I was in first year. I was a budding Actuarial Science student at the leading university in Africa. I was academically astute,…