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Introduction

“When you make the two into one, and when you make the inner like the outer and the outer like the inner… then you will enter the Father’s domain.”  saying of Jesus, Gospel of Thomas 22:4, 7 While I was

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No Absolutes?

I have lately been finding myself exploring some thoughts which have been continually recurring in my mind with regards to both theists and atheists, and the essence of their views on reality.  I have come to realize that on the whole,

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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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Being Reconciled

In my last two posts, we discovered that opposites are not separate and independent realities, but different aspects of the same One.  While it is relatively simple to understand the fact that in dealing with opposites, one cannot exist without

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The Illusion of “Sin”

When I look back on the trajectory of my life, I can see how the creation of “The Mystical Voice” was in many ways, inevitable. My desire to understand all of the things which were drilled into my head in

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Doubting Thomas

I admit to being a “doubting Thomas,” which I do not consider to be a “bad” thing. The expression “doubting Thomas” was coined from the famous scripture passage after Jesus’ resurrection in which his apostle Thomas is quoted in John

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Raiders of the Lost Truth

I have recently found myself revisiting the Indiana Jones movies, and have enjoyed them very much since “Raiders of the Lost Ark” came out when I was just 8 years old in the summer of 1981.  In fact, the first

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