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Is the Big Bang cosmology a theistic or atheistic theory of cosmic origins?

Dr. Michael Strauss is a practicing particle physics employed as a professor at University of Oklahoma. He does research in particle physics at CERN, a large hadron collider. 975 more words

News

Pelican in her Piety

This is an image that I discovered for the first time while touring Rome a few years ago. Maybe you have seen it in stained glass? 886 more words

Gospel

Death and Hope: Plato's Theatetus

As the drama of Plato’s dialogue, the Theatetus, begins Socrates is on his way to the courthouse, where he will be charge and convicted to death for not believing in Athenian gods and corrupting the youth. 946 more words

Philosophy

TV or not TV?

Today’s readings (click below to open in new tab/window):
Psalms 97; 147:12-20, 1 Samuel 2:27-36, Acts 2:22-36, Luke 20:41-21:4

There are two kinds of people who tell you they don’t own a television. 459 more words

Devotional

Ritual, Relativism, and Absolutism

In the discussion between Absolutism and Relativism, it may prove to be particularly revealing to discuss the nature of religious ritual. Indeed, in my view an inappropriate understanding of ritual is very much at the heart of the Absolutism/Relativism conflict. 682 more words

Religion

Maintaining A Strong Imaan (Faith)

Bismillah hir rahman nir raheem – In the name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful.

I write this blog post whilst dwelling on my strength as a person, my dedication and commitment to the religion of Islam. 328 more words

Allah

An Advertisement on the Environment

Χαίρετε ἀναγνώστες!

I came across an advertisement on Facebook that is about not leaving our garbage just anywhere. It specifically features a guy sunbathing at the beach, who drops a piece of plastic wrapper on the ground because he’s too lazy to go put it in the bin a bit away. 302 more words

Polytheism