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Jesus Brought Meaning to the World

The subject of meaning teased me in my youth though it never was allowed to flourish until I started college and began to escape biblical literalism.  439 more words

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Hatred of the "Other" in Religion

Dave Chappelle offered a comedy skit years ago which is the best illustration of the lack of “self” awareness.  He portrays a black man who is a white supremacist who has been kept from awareness of this “problem” by a KKK hood for decades.  341 more words

Religion & Spirituality

Catholic-Protestant Debate: Papal Primacy Vs Sola Scriptura

In this debate, Craig Truglia and Matthew P.  cover the issue of Papal Primacy.  Matt defends the notion that the Pope is infallible and that such infallibility is necessary for understanding God’s revelation while Craig argues that the Scriptures and tradition do not bear out an infallible Bishop or a coherent set of infallible extra-biblical traditions.

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The Simple "Complexity" of Spirit

I have deep conviction that life is essentially a spiritual enterprise; or, as someone has said, “We are spiritual beings having an human moment.”   But to be honest, I’m hesitant to even use words like “spiritual” for in my culture they too often refer to jargon and rhetoric which I now see as ideological bondage described by the Apostle Paul as, the “letter of the law” which he described as spiritually lethal. 550 more words

Poetry And Prose

Traditionalism and Reconstructionism

To begin explaining the difference between these two approaches within modern paganism, I wish to share my own personal experience which led to my current understanding of Wotanism and of modern paganism in general. 2,030 more words

WAS ISLAM MADE BY CATHOLIC CHURCH? Less than 10 minute explaination

SOMEBODY SAID, CATHOLIC CHURCH MADE ISLAM SO THAT IT WILL PRODUCE DEMONIC ACT. OKAY! FIRST OF ALL, ARIANISM WAS MADE BY A PRIEST NAMED ARIUS OF ALEXANDRIA, A MAN WHO DOESN’T BELIEVE IN JESUS AS A GOD. 40 more words

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