Lent, Confession, and the "No True Scotsman" Fallacy
For Christians, seeing Christianity as it is, rather than as we wish it would be, is the first step to confession and liberation.
This week marks the mid-point of the season of Lent, which runs this year from Wednesday, February 22 to Thursday, April 6. Beginning with Ash Wednesday, these 40-days (not counting Sundays) are designed to be opportunities for sober reflection and acts of confession, both individual and corporate. This period of introspection leads to high point of Hol…
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