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Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment: The Crisis of Self-Understanding

Author | Raskolnikov

“ . . . Do you see him? Do you see the story? Do you see anything? It seems to me I am trying to tell you a dream – making a vain attempt, because no relation of a dream can convey the dream-sensation, that commingling of absurdity, surprise, and bewilderment in a tremor of struggling revolt, that notion of being captured by the incredible which is of the very essence of dreams.

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The Potential for a prophetic Voice in the American Evangelical Church on Issues of Race and Racialization

As you know, I’m in seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. This summer, I took a single “modular” class called “Social and Cultural Exegesis”. The focus of this class as bible students is to learn from concepts in sociology to better interpret scripture and preach the gospel to people in different worlds and from different cultures. 3,275 more words

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There is evidence for religious claims

It seems that the distinction has to do with evidence:

“F is a matter of faith” means “F is unsupported by evidence.”

If this is said of religious beliefs, however, it is clearly false.

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Prental Genome Sequencing and its Moral Dilemmas

Author | Justis Gyori

With a consistent influx of scientific discoveries, it becomes inevitable that a burst of technological breakthroughs would be upon us. And with these breakthroughs, change is brought to the forefront as the most influential of actions. 770 more words

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Psalm 73 - not your "ordinary" Psalm...

There are 150 Psalms and I admit I am familiar with perhaps 3 of them. By chance the other day I flipped open to Psalm 73 (ESV). 1,501 more words

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Flawless

Things are getting weird.

About a month ago, in a fit of frustration, I decided to indefinitely disable my Facebook account, but before I finally clicked that button, I mentioned to someone that I had an epiphany recently, one that I believed would change my life forever. 1,033 more words

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Slight, "The British Empire and the Hajj"

In September, the Harvard University Press will release “The British Empire and the Hajj,” by John Slight (St. John’s College, University of Cambridge). The publisher’s description follows: 251 more words

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