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Atheist Rev. Gretta Vosper to be "reviewed"

A committee of the United Church of Canada has unanimously voted for a “review of the effectiveness of Rev. Gretta Vosper,” the Toronto clergyperson and author who proudly promotes herself as an atheist and publicly denounces all forms of religion. 782 more words

The Search

Monotheism and Polytheism

The position I support is a panentheistic monotheism, simply because it provides a logical underpinning for the notion of the oneness of all things. Let us look first at monotheism. 349 more words

Teresa Chupp

In all things

One of the challenges of our worship is that our liturgy is so rich that we can find ourselves barreling past treasures without even pausing to notice what we have said. 704 more words

The Rev. Dr. Deborah Meister

Theology After the Birth of God: Is Atheism the Next Step in Human Psycho-Social Evolution?

What bio-cultural sciences show us is that exactly this in-group anxiety and out-group antagonism is intensified by religion, i.e., shared imaginative engagement with supernatural agents. Priming people to think about invisible agents that may be watching them, and participating in emotionally-arousing, synchronically organized, causally opaque rituals, … 978 more words

Theology

Microview: "Searching for an Adequate God" edited by John Cobb Jr. and Clark Pinnock

Searching for an Adequate God (how’s that for a provocative title?) is a dialogue between process theists and open theists (aka free will theists). Process theism is most basically the notion that God is fully involved in and impacted by temporal processes like the free actions of creatures, the changing of nature, etc. 502 more words

Christianity

The Body Argument, the Problem of Evil, and Panentheism

Here’s a version of the “bodily autonomy” argument for abortion.

1. The fetus is a part of a woman’s body.
2. A woman has the right to do whatever she wants with any part of her body. 691 more words

Problem Of Evil

Jesus: Human or Divine? - A Question for Palm Sunday

“….when he returned to the city…Jesus entered the Temple precincts and began teaching. The chief priests and the elders of the people came to him and said, ‘By what authority are you doing what you do? 2,178 more words

Progressive Theology