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Entries from July 2004

Religion & Politics

July 25th, 2004 · Comments Off on Religion & Politics · history, media

Over the last few years, there seems to be more public arguments over the place of religion in politics. Lawsuits have been filed to move monuments inscribed with Biblical text from public grounds, and more recently, the phrase “under God” in the pledge has come under attack. The phrase “separation of Church and State” is […]

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Questions from a Seeker

July 22nd, 2004 · Comments Off on Questions from a Seeker · metaphysics

Question: So do you believe that there is a true divine being, or do you believe that belief in the divine is simply a carrot on a stick to help man strive for something better in life? Answer: Divinity does exist, and it exists within each of us and in everything around us. Recognizing that […]

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Questions from a Seeker

July 11th, 2004 · Comments Off on Questions from a Seeker · christianity, metaphysics

Question: I just read DaVinci Code, and I liked the book a lot. What interested me was that there were other versions of Christianity, like the Gnostics, who sound like they were more Eastern, or pagan in their beliefs. I was brought up Catholic and never believed in everything they teach, but do still consider […]

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