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The Emotional Factor

I have often pondered the fact that throughout history, many extremely intelligent people, even geniuses such as Bach, Mozart, and Michelangelo, believed in God. Not only did they believe in God, but they often reflected their faith in some of

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Coexist

The pastor at the church where I work will on occasion mention in his sermons his annoyance with the “coexist” bumper stickers he often sees while driving, which spell out the word “coexist” using various religious symbols for the letters,

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The Authority-Driven Life

As I watched the pastor at the church where I work proceed with the Communion ceremony yesterday, it dawned on me the essence of the entire problem with religious faith. It all centers on the concept of authority. In our

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Prove It

There are three simple steps we can take to uncover the Truth about our traditional concepts of God and religion, particularly within Judeo-Christian, Islamic traditions. Recognize the fact that all contradictions and double-standards are false. Recognize the fact that all

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Reasonable Doubt, Unreasonable “Faith”

One of the oft heard criticisms theists make towards atheists is the complaint they do not believe in anything they cannot see.  Indeed, atheists are often blasted for their lack of “faith” in the unseen, for their need of “proof” as the disciple “doubting” Thomas demanded. 

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Truth is NOT for Sale

Well, I heard another doosey of a semon this morning, which got my writing wheels turning once again.  The subject matter actually comes at a very timely moment after looking into the whole question of how the gospel writers and

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Seeing Beyond…

It is a miracle anyone can see Truth, as the human mind is the biggest obstacle between humanity and God, Love, Truth.  And while some can see Truth, very few ever see the Truth, as Jesus said in Matthew 7:14, “…small is the

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