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Reza Aslan is Wrong

Reza Aslan writing in NYMag:

“I think the principle fallacy…is that they believe that people derive their values, their morals, from their religion. That, as every scholar of religion in the world will tell you, is false.

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Social Commentary

Teaching My Children

One day, I will teach my children Taiwanese theologies.

They will know Shoki Coe and C. S. Song and all the Taiwanese women feminist theologians who do not have enough pages in the reference books and all the saints who I never met until I turned 24, and they will be invited to become one of them. 154 more words

Faith

That's The Way To Do It

We all do things for different motives.  Often we are trying to help, sharing knowledge or experience, or passing on advice; it is possible that sometimes we are guilty of manipulation or even gentle coercion, maybe (dare I say it) even nagging, trying to bring someone else round to our point of view. 424 more words

God

An Outrageous Claim

An Outrageous Claim

“I did not come to abolish, but to fulfil.” – Matthew 5:17

One of the most outrageous claims ever made by a man was this: “Do you think I have come to abolish the law or the prophets? 153 more words

Religion

Satan a mere mimic of the real deal

This week we studied the plagues in youth group. You know, the 10 plagues (depending on how you count them. Was the Red Sea a plague? 780 more words

Theology

Islam - Submission to the Will of God

“There is no God but Allah; Muhammad is the messenger of Allah.” -The Shahadah

The youngest of the world’s major religions is Islam. It is also one of the the largest, with more than 1 billion adherents. 5,078 more words

Culture

A New Renaissance: Some Thoughts on Academic Profundity [Jacques Futon]

As I stroll through academic publications, perambulating their propositions, I am often driven to mystical wonder as I try to mine the riches of their profound insights.

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Theology