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Questioning Faith

Asking questions is dangerous business.  I have friends and acquaintances who, after completing an inquisition into their own religious beliefs, forsook their religion, kicked the dust from their feet, and hit the road for a stroll in the sun.  You probably know such people as well.  I know others whose questioning led them to embrace…

Should I Desire That You All Follow My Religion?

I would hope not to court much controversy by saying that all of us should live in accordance with the truth.  Call it a notion of natural law that I can get behind.  That each of us conceives and understands the truth differently complicates the imperative, but it doesn’t do away with it.   More controversially,…

Being in Uncertainty

Claire Creffield, an atheist who finds that, sometimes, “invoking the concept of God seems a very compelling way indeed of doing justice to the strangeness, the beauty and the peril of our lives,” asks whether a religious person could ever conceive of religion as a “non-creedal” way of “being in uncertainty” instead of as a…