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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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RELIGIOUS QUESTION FOR THE DAY (Open to all readers)

If Jesus was not born of a Virgin and was not literally the Son of God, would that change the value of his teaching?

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HERESY AT EASTER

Such a lot of heretics, so little firewood. When we look at an individual case of heresy in the Christian Church we might be astounded at the temerity of an individual daring to question what so many take to be … Continue reading

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CONSERVATIVE VERSUS LIBERAL OR PROGRESSIVE CHRISTIANITY

If we look at the public face of Christianity in New Zealand we find a curious mix of traditional Christianity, orthodox sectarianism, evangelical and new life Churches at one end of the spectrum and those groups representing a smaller more … Continue reading

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ONE GOD OR FOUR? THE US ACCORDING TO PAUL FROESE AND CHRISOPHER BADER

There is a Korean legend telling the story of the four legendary gods. An English reading of the original Korean title is Tae Wang Sa Shin Gi. “Tae Wang” refers to the title used by kings of Goguryeo, and means … Continue reading

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DOES CHRISTIANITY MAKE A DIFFERENCE ?

One somewhat depressing set of statistics for today’s Christian is that a number of sociological studies reveal that there is little to choose between the morals of those claiming the title of Christian and those who have no Christian affiliation. … Continue reading

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Progressive Christianity

At the end of July this year, the best selling author of Gothic novels and commentator on the Catholic faith, Anne Rice, clearly upset with the mainstream conservative version of Christianity, announced to her stunned fans she was quitting Christianity … Continue reading

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