Thanks to the good Professor for this timely essay –
Hadn’t heard about this one… Pop quiz: which of the following names represents a non-sectarian, universal deity? Allah, Dios, Gott, Dieu, Elohim, Gud, or Jesus?
Random House has sent along a copy of Karen Armstrong’s book, The Case for God, for review. So far, she is getting excellent reviews on this book, which is in many ways a response to the recent rise of militant atheism – Reviews Praise for Karen Armstrong’s The Case for God “The time is ripe […]
Well, maybe not destroy it, but…. 1. Promote scholarship of the Bible from a non-religious viewpoint. 2. Produce scholarly critiques of religionist biblical scholarship, and how it functions to maintain the authority and value of the Bible in the modern world. 3. Form a counterweight to the Evangelical Theological Society, and perhaps engage in cordial […]
So many have seen this as the quintessential doctrine of the Christian faith – the complete infallibility and preservation of the Scriptures. Some have taken this to the extreme and created doctrines, such as the KJVO. Others go the other way and give up Christianity altogether (Ehrman for one).
If I keep going, I am going to have to read this book. Here is an except:
If you ever see me head into a place like this…please have me committed. (HT)
The dark nights of early January are when many Canadians turn to spirituality for their light. But it was hard to get a clear vision of what was going on in the dramatic world of religion in 2008. There were Muslim fundamentalist terrorist bombings in India, a divisive Christian-fuelled election in the U.S., Buddhist protests […]
via Atheists Plan Anti-God Ad Campaign on Buses LONDON — London buses have God on their side — but not for long, if atheists have their way. The sides of some of London’s red buses will soon carry ads asserting there is “probably no God,” as nonbelievers fight what they say is the preferential treatment […]
Finally, some sense of reason on the election. via YesuMulungi.com THOUGHTS ON THE CURRENT GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS Kato Mivule Christian Response to Secular Government…Kato Mivule…Oct 13 2008 It is election time in the USA and Christians are not mandated to vote or not to vote in the Bible, at least by New Testament Teachings. So, […]