Tag Archives: God

Explaining the Ocean of Suffering

In a couple of previous posts, I have discussed the Sam Harris accusation of narcissism and his accusation concerning the suffering of children.  In his arguments, Dr. Harris is criticizing God for the ocean of pain in which we as … Continue reading

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Everything from Nothing

The other day I was having a conversation with an atheist coworker.  He is an extremely bright and educated man who is a more skilled programmer than I am.  As our conversation progressed, it turned to my belief in God. … Continue reading

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The Requirements of Love

In a previous essay, I wrote “As I have stated in other essays, I believe that created beings are inherently evil.  That is to say, I believe that created beings are inherently incapable of keeping God’s perfect standard of love … Continue reading

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Examining Death from God’s Perspective

As I was writing my latest post, I realized that I needed to reference a section from A Rational Faith that I had not yet published online.  This brief essay is strongly related to a previous essay, “The Nature of … Continue reading

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The Challenge Method of Teaching

A while back, I was at a Bible study with some really wonderful Christian people.  Getting a little bit too comfortable, I forgot myself and shared that I really hated the particular verse that we were studying.  (I don’t recall … Continue reading

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Quantum Mechanics in Kindergarten

When I was an undergraduate, I was having a very hard time in my Quantum Mechanics course.  Try as I might, I just couldn’t “wrap my head” around what I was being taught.  I went to the teacher’s assistant for … Continue reading

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The Problem of Evil: The Four Catalysts

In a previous essay, we discussed God’s purpose in this world.  We argued that God is trying to show us our need of his love and forgiveness in order that we might accept his assistance and become true children of … Continue reading

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