The R-Rated Theologian

"The R-Rated Theologian" is an anthology of unabashed Progressive Christian essays by Arik Bjorn, frequent contributor to Patheos and Forward Progressives. From same-sex marriage to Heaven & Hell to the biblical canon, Bjorn tackles Christian theology's sacred cows. As Eric Alexander writes in his introduction, "He is one of today’s true progressive leaders." More

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About Arik Bjorn

Arik Bjorn is a novelist, screenwriter and essayist, but most of all, a dedicated father. He enjoys French silk pie as well as a quality shot of bourbon. His writing explores such themes as the Problem of Pain and building Civilization (or at least humanity's efforts to-date).

Bjorn was the 2016 Democratic Party / Green Party fusion U.S. Congressional candidate for South Carolina's 2nd District.

His writing has been featured on Forward Progressives and Patheos. His work has been read by lots of folks in 190 countries.

Bjorn holds degrees in archaeology/ancient languages and library science. He loves snow and hippos and enjoys retelling the story of how he was once shat upon by pigeons during Mass in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and thereafter fled down the Via Dolorosa in search of a towel.

He has six published books: "Waiting for Civilization," "The R-Rated Theologian," "Why Bad Things Happen to Good Parrots," a short story collection "Birds of a Feather," and "So I Ran for Congress," which chronicles his experience running for U.S. Congress against Joe "You Lie!" Wilson.

His most recent title is also his first book of verse, "Pocket Lint."

Follow Arik Bjorn on Twitter, Facebook and at his website www.VikingWord.com.

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