Seven considerations for those who mock the Bible based on strange Old Testament laws. Continue reading
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It’s a bit difficult for me to think of America as the moral leader when it comes to the safety of children. Continue reading
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We’re now beginning to see what I predicted unfold in a growing number of lawsuits aimed at those who hold religious convictions against gay marriage. Continue reading
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Is it possible to find a better way to approach the debate over gay marriage?
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What exactly did Jesus mean when he spoke these words?
Was he advocating a mind your own business policy?
Was he forbidding all judgments about the actions of others? Continue reading
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“When we read of a murder in the newspapers or hear of one on television, we often read or hear that it was senseless. Observers offer this characterization not only of drive-by homicides or the methodical shooting of strangers … Continue reading
Telling the story of humanity requires contrasting terms. It includes a narratives of goodness and evil; love and hate; beauty and cruelty; life and death. Themes of human dignity and human depravity are relentlessly recurrent in all cultures – at … Continue reading
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The current political atmosphere in the USA is an embarrasing example of a failure to promote the virtue of tolerance. For at least the last two decades, public education and mainstream media have emphasized and promoted a value identified as tolerance. … Continue reading
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