Category Archives: Religion

I Think Religiosity Is Genetic

Identical twins, raised differently, choose the same level of religiosity as adults. I heard that on the radio today from Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University. His new book is Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why … Continue reading

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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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