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Some positive contributions of Christianity to the world.

This morning I’m thinking again – a dangerous thing to do these days. And I happen to be thinking about the positive contributions of Christianity to the world. Some of my thoughts are historical facts and some are my own

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Proof of simplicty or genius?

It goes without saying that I am no Einstein. But do you remember this: or this? Simplistic expression isn’t necessarily a sign of genius.  For example, if I met the person who came up with the first so-called “christian” bumper

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The Cosmic Orphan (part 7)

An essay by Loren Eiseley (1907 – 1977) The Encyclopaedia Britannica (15th ed. Propædia ed.) The essay will be posted here in several parts. Molecular biologists have begun to consider whether the marvelous living alphabet which lies at the root

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A Philosophical Argument for the Christian God

A deductive argument is one in which the conclusion follows inescapably from the premises, if the premises are true. The classic example of a deductive argument is this: 1. All men are mortal. 2. Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates

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From Being and Nothingness to Becoming a Christian

Being and Nothingness is a philosophy book by Jean Paul Sartre. This book made a dramatic difference in my life when I read parts of it in high school. It made a dramatic difference because at a time when I

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Human Versus Non-Human Design

Anthony Flew, the British atheist, told a parable that goes something like this: Two explorers traveling through a remote, unexplored jungle came upon a clearing with a flourishing garden in its midst. They immediately assumed that there must be a

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