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DOES GOD HAVE TO OBEY THE RULES?

In most religions, stories abound of gods and goddesses doing things that thoughtful believers and inquirers find morally repugnant and ethically indefensible. What kinds of things? Well, for one, demanding peoples’ loyalty while remaining indifferent to their suffering. Or inflicting … Continue reading

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THE NEWTOWN SHOOTINGS: WHERE WAS GOD?

The faith question I have heard most often since the Sandy Hook shootings is: how can a loving God allow things like this to happen? It’s not a new question. And its answer is never comforting enough. From the perspective … Continue reading

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