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If you Don’t Believe in the Inerrancy of Scripture, on What Basis can you Interpret Scripture?

The doctrine of biblical inerrancy is very recent in Christian history First, let’s put biblical inerrancy into perspective. Two centuries or so ago, and for all of Christian history before that, not a single Christian church, denomination, or preacher held

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What if My Partner and I Have Different Religious Beliefs? Can Interfaith Marriage Work?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by an anonymous reader: Hi Lee, I love reading all of your articles, they’re incredibly easy to relate to. I personally am not religious but I do believe

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

Do Atheists Go to Heaven?

Do atheists go to heaven? For most atheists, the obvious answer is, “No.” Ironically, atheists agree with traditional Christians on this point. It’s just that atheists don’t think anyone else goes to heaven, either. And traditional Christians think that atheists

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Posted in All About God, Science Philosophy and History

Islam, Christianity, or No Religion at All?

In a recent comment on the article, “If there’s One God, Why All the Different Religions?” a reader named Zabi said: Thank you for writing this article, it has helped me a lot. Right now I’m having a struggle between

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Posted in All About God, Spiritual Growth

From Literal Slavery to Spiritual Freedom

In Exodus 6:5–6, God said to Moses: I have heard the groaning of the Israelites whom the Egyptians are holding as slaves, and I have remembered my covenant. Say therefore to the Israelites, “I am the Lord, and I will

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Noah’s Ark: A Sea Change in the Human Mind

What do the stories of Creation and Noah’s Ark have in common? Umm . . . atheists and fundamentalists spend a lot of time arguing about them? Haha! Yes they do. But besides that? They’re both really old? Yes, they

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

Is the Bible a Book of Absolute Nonsense?

A reader named John recently left this comment on the post, “Curses or Consequences: Did God Really Curse Adam and Eve?“ I think it’s the same as 99.85% of the worlds Scientists .. That man evolved and the bible is

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Did Jesus Really Die to Pay the Penalty for our Sins?!?

One day some years ago, a fundamentalist Christian tract came through the mail slot. I almost tossed it out. But out of curiosity, I gave it a read-through. It’s a typical piece. And it pushes an old “Christian belief” that

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Posted in All About God

The Bible Doesn’t Say It!

I’ve written a new article on “Christian Beliefs” that the Bible Doesn’t Teach.  Its purpose is to show that many old, traditional, and common “Christian beliefs” are not actually taught in the Bible, even though many people think they are. This

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To Train Up A Child, or: Spare the Rod? What Rod?

On October 29, 2013, Larry and Carri Williams of Sedro Woolley, Washington, were sentenced to 28 and 37 years in prison, respectively, for causing the death of their adopted daughter Hana Williams just after midnight on May 12, 2011. She

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Posted in Current Events, The Bible Re-Viewed
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