Category Archives: religion

HAVING AND UTILIZING THE MEANS TO THE TRUTH

  Why This Post When I got a comment that began as follows from a commenter who calls himself “scout”, I decided to write this post. Your last comment blazingly illustrates another major difference between our disparate “conservatisms”: the place … Continue reading

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Easter Week Devotion

A couple of thousand years ago, Christ Jesus paid the price for our sins. Because we find it so hard to believe that anyone would die to save a sinner from Hell, we find the story of Jesus difficult to … Continue reading

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ANSWERING JESUS’ SKEPTICS — PART 3

In Part 2 of this series (ADDING A BIT OF PERSPECTIVE:  ARE ROMAN CATHOLICS JESUS’ SKEPTICS?), we considered the advisability of giving Roman Catholics a bunch of grief. That’s because many Catholic teachings seem to rely more upon tradition than … Continue reading

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ANSWERING JESUS’ SKEPTICS — PART 2

  ADDING A BIT OF PERSPECTIVE:  ARE ROMAN CATHOLICS JESUS’ SKEPTICS? As I alluded to in Should Catholic tradition have equal or greater authority than the Bible?, here of late several Christian blogs I frequent have taken up the issues they … Continue reading

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LIBERTINE, PURITAN, OR WHAT?

One of the things I like to do is study political terms. For some reason today it occurred to me to wonder about the relationship between the word libertine and liberal. It turns out there is a relationship. libertine (n.) … Continue reading

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