Category Archives: Religion

Have I Made You More Religious?

I email my Advisory Committee: “You guys are my closest friends. Have I persuaded any of you to become more religious? To reach out to God?” Fred emails: Is that what you were trying to do? I have actually become … Continue reading

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Online Theology Schools

Timothy Venture writes: An education in theology can end in anything from an Associates Degree to a Bachelors Degree to a Masters Degree to a Doctorate. So, in other words, this field of study is basically the same as any … Continue reading

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God Is Not One II

I’ve joined the discussion at Spectrum magazine about Stephen Prothero’s new book on world religions: David, Stephen Prothero’s book is not prescriptive as much as descriptive. He says nothing about learning from other religions. I do not think “learning from … Continue reading

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God Is Not One

When speaking to Jews and Christians, Dennis Prager often says that if you served Jews and Christians equally unripe cantaloupe, Jews would complain more because Jews don’t think suffering is good while Christians view suffering as Christlike. Christianity encourages a … Continue reading

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The Burden Of Publicly Identifying With A Group

One of my Facebook friends wrote: “Irony of the day: I just got cut off (and almost had an accident) by a car that has “Jesus says repent your sins” written in English and Hebrew on the rear windshield. Mr … Continue reading

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