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How can we have Faith when So Many Bad Things happen to So Many Good People? Part 2

Click here for Part 1 of this article. In Part 1, we talked about the painful struggles of life, our questioning of God, and how coming to realize that we don’t understand the way God runs this universe is a

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, Science Philosophy and History

Viktor Frankl on Meaning through Relationship: It’s All About Love and Understanding

In the second part of Man’s Search for Meaning, psychiatrist and holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl lists three different ways we can find meaning in life: By creating a work or doing a deed By experiencing something or encountering someone By

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History, Sex Marriage Relationships, Spiritual Growth

Secrets of Heaven, by Emanuel Swedenborg

What are the stories in Genesis about? Was the world really created in six days, or is there some deeper meaning? What about Adam and Eve? Noah and the Ark? How can we believe these stories in the first few

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Posted in Books and Literature

Containers for God

This article is a sequel to the previous one, “Wavicles of Love.” If God is infinite, how can there be room for anything else? Wouldn’t everything just be a part of God? If God is infinite and therefore is present

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History

The Bible: Literal Inerrancy vs. Divine Depths of Meaning

Here is a comment that a reader named Ben made on my article, “Can We Really Believe the Bible?”: We can definitely believe the Bible. There is no denying that careful interpretation and context are important, but there is no

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

Divine Love and Wisdom, by Emanuel Swedenborg

How did God create the universe? What does the universe say about God . . . and about the human psyche? This highly philosophical work will expand the boundaries of your mind, revealing many deep mysteries of the cosmos, the

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Posted in Books and Literature

Creation vs. Evolution: Can We All Just Calm Down, Please?

This just viral: a fourth grade science quiz. Normally, grade school science quizzes are not that interesting. But when the correct answer to the true/false question “The earth is billions of years old” is “false,” that gets people’s attention. As

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Posted in Current Events, Science Philosophy and History

Heaven, Regeneration, and the Meaning of Life on Earth

We’ve posted many articles recently about what happens to us when we die. However, to fully comprehend what death entails we need to understand the meaning of life. Why are we here on this earth, anyway? Why do we go

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Posted in Popular Culture, Spiritual Growth, The Bible Re-Viewed

Man, Woman, and the Two Creation Stories of Genesis

A reader named Kim left a long and thoughtful comment on my previous post, “What are the Roles of Men and Women toward Each Other and in Society?” This post is a response to that comment—which I’ll quote for you

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships, The Bible Re-Viewed

What are the Roles of Men and Women toward Each Other and in Society?

Man + Woman = Confusion? There are few issues so hotly debated in today’s society as the roles of men and women toward each other and in society. The arguments range all the way from those who maintain that man

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed
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