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Irony: Banning ‘religion’ from public square

Last week I wrote a column noting that the Bible is being unconstitutionally banned in the public schools far too often – and even being treated like asbestos, to borrow a line from Christian attorney Jordan Lorence. 791 more words

USA News

Professorial Memorial

I continue to offer my thoughts and prayers to Professor Daniel Smith, a professor of mine from my college years who passed away on this day two years ago. 192 more words

Islam

Karma – A Question, A Fallacy & Why It Doesn’t Make Sense.

Karma, according Eastern religion (Hinduism & Buddhism) & New Age Spirituality, governs how each person will be rewarded or punished in their next life. However, a question arises when one accepts this as reality: “Just who or what actually governs karma?” 876 more words

World Religions

Understanding religion - the origins and persistence of such diverse beliefs

The Origins and Persistence of Religious Belief and Faith in God Wonder and awe at existence, at the world early humankind lived in and not least at ‘the heavens’ are common to us all and there is evidence that neolithic humans also had the capacity and the time for this. 541 more words

Sathya Sai Baba

After All You Can Do: Salvation in Mormonism

The following post is part #5 of a series on Mormonism addressing the question, “Are Mormons Christians?” It is directed to Mormons but should prove helpful to anyone interested in examining the beliefs of Latter Day Saints from an evangelical perspective. 1,161 more words

Are Mormons Christians?