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John Shelby Spong Is Dead, but Christian Trolls Abound

reflections on religious meanings

Detail of an Illustration by John Bauer — of Walter Stenström’s The Boy and the Trolls (1915), Public Domain.

Introduction

These days, of course, a troll is someone who posts offensive comments on the internet. Trolls live in online forums, blogs and on almost all social media. But the idea of the troll originally appeared in Norwegian folklore. In a word, trolls were always ugly and…

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