Tag Archive: faith

Mar 15

Science and Christianity Showcase

Allthings2all is hosting the Science and Christianity Showcase. It’s a clearinghouse for posts by Christians addressing the general theme of scientific reason as it relates to Christian faith. I submitted Jerry Nora’s primer on stem cells. The posts are diverse and many topics are covered. There is one topic, however, which was forbidden: creationism vs. …

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Feb 08

Purge Me With Hyssop

"Remember, man, that you are dust and to dust you shall return." On the first day of Lent, these are the words (adapted from Genesis 2:19) spoken as someone, usually a priest, dips his thumb in ash and makes the sign of the cross on your forehead. They serve as an outward sign of an …

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Jan 11

42

There’s an interesting discussion going on in this In the Agora post about experimentally reproducing religious experiences. I thought that the skirmishers might find it interesting.

Dec 21

Values

A post-election poll conducted by Zogby International confirmed that American voters have a far broader definition of “moral values” than the far-right would like us to believe. When asked which “moral issue most influenced your vote”, 42% of respondents chose the war in Iraq, while only 13% said abortion and 9% said same-sex marriage. This …

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Dec 19

Politics From the Pulpit

There are great discussions going on in the comments to these posts, both of which touch on faith in public life. I encourage those who haven’t done already to hop in. 🙂 Merry Christmas, ACLU Still Hope I’d like to thank all those who’ve been participating. I don’t usually get such lively debate in my …

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