Category Archives: Perspectives of God

EASTER: THE AWKWARD STUFF IN THE GOSPEL ACCOUNTS

The following I have lifted from my post on “Biblical Literalism: The Shaping of God“. Here you will find some awkward puzzles if you believe the gospels to give a totally accurate account of the events of Easter. Maybe there … Continue reading

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EVOLVING EXTREMES OF FAITH

Some time ago it was reported by Lois Lee and Stephen Bullivent’s article in New Scientist 6 March 2010 p26 that there was insufficient evidence to support the so called “enlightenment assumption” whereby advances in education reduce the willingness to … Continue reading

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QUESTION THAT MIGHT HAVE AN EMBARRASSING ANSWER

Do religions only differ in the parts that can’t be verified?

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Sam Harris versus God and the Japan Earthquake

Sam Harris has considered the comments frequently heard about God and the Japan Earthquake and is quoted as follows: “Either God can do nothing to stop catastrophes like this, or he doesn’t care to, or he doesn’t exist. God is … Continue reading

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God acting in Japan?

I have just been watching a Utube video of a young Christian explaining how God – in response to her’s and other Christians’ fervent prayers for Him to demonstrate his mighty power to the atheists, had responded by shaking Japan. … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS QUESTION: 2 March

Do Muslims and Christians follow the same God? (Visitors are encouraged to leave an answer)

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A METHODIST WITH A PUZZLE ABOUT PAPAL INFALLIBILITY

I need help from an informed Catholic. As a Methodist looking at a bit of Roman Catholic theology that I do not understand, I need someone to tell me where I am going wrong on my interpretation of Papal infallibility. … Continue reading

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Religious Question: Monday 28 February

At the end of last week a friend from Christchurch (after the earthquake) wrote: Where has your God been the last few days? If the question was directed to you, how would you have replied?

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RELIGIOUS QUESTION FOR THE DAY (for Saturday 26 Feb)

Should we only have faith in something entirely true?

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Oxymoron Bigot Gets Wrong Tattoo

I think a wrestler bigot may have made history.  A oxymoron is where two words with almost opposite meaning are put together. eg Military intelligence.   This bigot achieved an oxymoron without getting to the second part.  PZ Myers posted the … Continue reading

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