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for: ‘July, 2011’

What is the Role of Doubt in Faith, Part 1?

Today we’re continuing Tuesday’s thoughts on how belief and faith are oftentimes confused.  It doesn’t matter what faith background you come from (and this includes nonbelievers, as we mentioned on Tuesday).  Everyone questions a little.  The reason I used the word “doubt,” though, in the title is because some people, like me, go past the […]

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What is the Difference Between Belief and Faith?

This week I’m going to post my Wild Goose talk (with a few added bonuses) in written form, in 3 parts—today, Thursday, and Saturday.  Title: The Role of Doubt in Faith. If you’d rather listen to the same talk, then I’ll include those links at the end of this post.  The first of 3 podcasts […]

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Say Goodbye to the World You Thought You Lived In

Lordy, I love this.  My favorite song of the moment.  Mika’s “Any Other World.” And it was even better for the closing credits at the end of “The Good Wife,” Season 2.     Have a great weekend, everyone! [Post image: Affected by light 2 by DinkyToys on stock.xchng]

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When Belief Becomes Unbelief

From John Updike’s In the Beauty of the Lilies, in which Reverend Clarence Wilmont confesses his loss of faith to his wife Stella. Although Clarence is a fictional character, he has many real-life counterparts.  Read the illuminating “Preachers Who Are Not Believers” in the March 2010 issue of Evolutionary Psychology. [Post image: Up on the pulpit by madmaven […]

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