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Ferguson, Action, and Emotions

In Candid Christianity: The Blog by Antwuan Malone3 Comments

What if racism’s not the real issue with Ferguson? Every so often the scab of racism is peeled off society to reveal the ugly sore hiding underneath. If you’ve had a conversation with me, you know that I strongly believe that classism is the new racism. In all honesty, I think that applies even here in this situation. Mike Brown, …

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Book Review: The Happiness Advantage

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Author: Shawn Achor Review by: Antwuan Malone Quick Take: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work almost feels like it’s going to be a self-help, “the power is within you” kind of book, and maybe it is. But reading it helped me tremendously. Shawn proposes that happiness is not the product of success, …

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Is It Possible to Be Eternally Separated From God? | TQ.43

In Top 50 Questions For Christians, Tough Questions by Antwuan Malone2 Comments

Hell is a sticky subject. For centuries the church has sold God as a loving being full of grace and mercy. And yet, equally consistent has been its message that Hell, a place of torment, is the eternal place for unbelievers. That eternal damnation awaits those who don’t make the right choice about God. Understandably, the two ideals create an …

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5 Insights from Noah (the movie)

In Candid Christianity: The Blog by Antwuan Malone4 Comments

There are quite a few naysayers (here, here, and here) out there concerning Darren Aronofsky’s latest work, Noah. Most of which are Christians who are outraged that the director did not take a straight-from-the-Bible approach to making the film, and others because of its storyline and themes. Some are not even calling it a “biblical” movie at all. I profoundly disagree. …