Men aren't at their best and there is no returning to the old days when women cut us too much slack.
The Church is spurned by educated men and women because it is presented by Evangelicals as a collection of beliefs that, ironically, do not connect with our experience of the world.
The immutable fact is that the responsibility for all personal thought, action, and speech lies solely with the initiator. No one else has the authority to direct you.
The solution to how the infinite can dwell in the finite without mutual destruction was eventually solved in the personalist/relational mode.
What is the line between factual account and mere myth? Between history and legend? Between fact and fabrication? Between the literal and the figurative?
The gospel according to Mark (70CE), the earliest of the gospels, is curious for its ending that does not include appearances of the risen one.
Before we discuss the culture wars it is useful to examine the claim that the bible must be read literally ie without the aid of analogy and metaphor.
Contributions are made as each oak tree is blessed with a dip and a splash, and the icon kissed, all taking place in the church yard and a Christmas freeze.
The celebration of Christmas is based on a miracle; the incarnation of the Eternal Word of God as the man Jesus.
Let's clear away some debris. December 25 is not the date of Jesus' birth. There is no biblical mention of the exact day of his birth.
My problem with the poem is that it is an example of stoicism, the idea that the adept will be immune to suffering and that virtue is sufficient for happiness.
Insights from the philosophy of physics can clarify the theist position and avoid misunderstandings.