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BRINGING DOWN THE ANGER IN CONFLICTS OVER FAITH

People who disagree on matters of religious belief and action are finding it harder and harder not to get angrier and angrier with each other. Is this just a sign of the times? Disagreements are turning into verbal warfare and … Continue reading

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FAITH, FACTS AND BELIEFS

On the face of it, religious beliefs look very much like assertions of fact. Take, for example, the belief that the universe was created in six days. However, when we assert something as fact we must offer relevant data and … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS BELIEF: A MATTER OF FACT AND A MATTER OF FAITH

On the face of it, religious beliefs look very much like assertions of fact. Take, for example, the belief that the universe was created in six days. However, when we assert something as fact we must offer relevant data and … Continue reading

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WHAT GOD GIVES AND HOW GOD HELPS

Lately, I have been thinking about a number of religious beliefs which, though popular, nevertheless can use some work. Here are two, with more to come later: God never gives us more than we can handle. It may be comforting … Continue reading

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GOD, THE FOUNDING FATHERS, AND POLITICAL PLATFORMS

Politically, it would be wise of the Democratic Party to address more forthrightly a growing perception that it is too secular-leaning for the majority of Americans. Temporarily dropping God out of their 2012 platform seemed a peculiarly ill-advised way of … Continue reading

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