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André Gide says:

Believe those who are
seeking the truth.

Doubt those who find it.

#Fiction Friday: #Novelines from the Book

The distinguished-looking man sat with the woman who would pull the thread that would help me come apart at the seams through an unholy act. 212 more words

BSF Bible References for the Book of John (Lesson 5)

John 4:1-10; 3:1-20; 2 Kings 17:23-41; Ezra 4:1-5; Matthew 28:19-20; Revelation 5:9; John 4:11-18; 6:35; 6:63; 7:37-39; Jeremiah 2:13; John 4:15; 1 John 1:8-10; John 4:19-26; 4:27-30; Romans 10:9-10; 10:14-15; John 4:1-30… 17 more words

Philosophy And Religion

Hey- Do Something

As anybody who’s ever
read the Muscleheaded Blog
knows, I’m no philosopher.

It’s not my
place/role/mission/avocation
to break our existence down
into it’s component parts, 355 more words

"Christianity and the Roots of Morality" (Luomanen et al, eds.)

In May, Brill Publishers will release Christianity and the Roots of Morality: Philosophical, Early Christian and Empirical Perspectives edited by Petri Luomanen (University of Helsinki), Anne Birgitta Pessi (University of Helsinki), and Ilkka Pyysiäinen (University of Helsinki). 155 more words

Scholarship Roundup

The Problem with Diagnosing Depression Across Cultures Part 2: Why is it difficult to diagnose depression outside Western contexts?

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The reason that Western categories such as Depression are inapplicable when it comes to diagnosing mental illness in these societies, is due to conflicting ideas of what constitutes depressive emotions between these societies and the psychiatric paradigm with its roots in Western biomedicine.  1,347 more words

Culture And Anthropology

What a man puts in his mouth....

Here is a riddle why Catholics abstain consuming meat on Fridays during Lent(including Ash Wednesday): Catholic Christians are reminded not to eat the flesh of meat of any specie(except fish) because Christ died on a Friday; He gave up his “flesh” , in an effort to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion, thereof Catholics refrain from consuming the flesh of Christ. 112 more words

Philosophy And Religion