Tag: faith

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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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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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.


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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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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