Another heathen is seemingly endorsed, Hansen says. And this man was known for being a liar, keeping a “kinda skanky” mistress, and drowning in his bath. “Uh, gee: You think alcohol was involved in that?” Hansen asks.
“Dude was hardly a Christian, and espoused things that were antithetical to Christianity, and here we’ve got this respected Christian leader-writer dude, referring to him, without rejecting all the bad stuff the guy believed and did.”
The leader in question, Hansen says, changed his name from “Saul” to “Paul” well before quoting the pagan writers, three in all. Hansen says he’s actually “More than okay with what Paul did,” but notes not all may approve.
*No, I am not Brant writing in disguise. Nor am I stalker (well he is in my RSS feed, so that is kind of stalkerish, just socially acceptable stalking). As to why I’ve posted him multiple times, well, its just good stuff. Except that one thing he did. But we don’t mention that anymore.