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Cast Adrift, by T. S. Arthur

And now for something completely different! Here is a potboiler of a novel written by T. S. Arthur and first published in 1872. Cast Adrift was T.S. Arthur’s most fervent cry against the moral, social, and physical degradation in which

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Posted in Books and Literature

Where is the Garden of Eden?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by the Rev. Fats Montsho: Does Swedenborg in any of his books geographically describe Eden in detail? Thanks for the interesting question, Rev. Montsho! When we hear “Eden”

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

War, Military Service, Violence, and Self-Defense: What’s a Christian to Do?

The Bible sends mixed messages about war. The Lord is presented as the Prince of Peace; the Lord is also presented as a warrior, commanding the people in battle. How can a Christian decide about war, military service, violence, and

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, The Bible Re-Viewed

Jesus Changed Paul’s World

(Note: This post is an edited version of one of my responses in an ongoing conversation with a reader. Click here to see the original version within its thread.) Hi Ben, Thanks for sticking with the conversation. I wish I

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History, The Bible Re-Viewed

Is Christianity an Abusive Relationship with God?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Gonzo: Hi. I love reading your posts and do find them both comforting and inspiring in my personal life. As one who’s coming to

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Posted in All About God, Sex Marriage Relationships, The Bible Re-Viewed

What if my Family Doesn’t Approve of the Person I Want to Marry?

Here is a recent comment (slightly edited) that a reader named Alyssa left in response to the article, “What if My Partner and I Have Different Religious Beliefs? Can Interfaith Marriage Work?”: I really enjoyed reading your article. I am

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

Answering the Lord’s Invitation

The kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. (Matthew 25:1)

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Posted in Spiritual Growth, The Bible Re-Viewed

The Biggest Banquet Ever

The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. (Matthew 22:2)

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Buying Into Heaven

The kingdom of heaven is like a householder who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vine­yard. (Matthew 20:1)

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Debits and Credits

The kingdom of heaven is like a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. (Matthew 18:23)

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