Is Religion Part of Culture? Should Culture Decide Your Religion?

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Though most people are completely oblivious to it, one of humanity’s most difficult struggles happens to be that of the tension between culture and religion, not so much how religion relates to a culture, but whether religion is merely a preference of particular cultures. There are questions that are typically never asked by those within particular…

Christian Youths Leaving the Church: What Are We to Do?

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According to Barna, 67% of Christians struggle with doubt[1. Barna, https://www.barna.com/research/two-thirds-christians-face-doubt/ (accessed 9/26/2017)]. “Over 33% of young adults said they feel like they can’t ask life’s most pressing questions in church and 23% said they had “significant intellectual doubts” about their faith.” [2. You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church . . . and Rethinking…

“I Believe in Science!” – Something No One Should Say

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“I believe in science,” said Hillary Clinton. “We should not have people in office who do not believe in facts and truths and modern science,” said Leonardo DiCaprio. What these two have in common with the general public is their misunderstanding of the nature of science and the lack of appreciation of the number of philosophical…

Biblical Contradiction About Where Joseph and Mary Are From?

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It takes minimal effort to find hundreds of alleged contradictions scattered across the vastness of the internet. How credible are these challenges to the Bible? Spoiler alert – most charges of contradiction made by skeptics are fallacious; they are either the result of a misreading, a failure of proper exegesis or lack of philosophical nuance, or a combination…

What Are Bible Contradictions And Are There Any In The Bible?

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“I can’t believe you believe the Bible,” he said, “Don’t you know there are thousands of Bible contradictions in there?” This sort of statement is unfortunately prevalent on the internet. Even worse, biblical contradictions are charged by top-tier scholars in New Testament studies. How legitimate are these so-called Bible contradictions?

What is Tolerance?

What is Tolerance?

As the golden rule asserts, we need to treat everyone as we would like to be treated. We, therefore, need to be tolerant of others. But what is tolerance? A well-known dictionary defines tolerance as, “a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one’s own.”

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