Shifting Sands On What The Bible Means.

I’ve mentioned here how fundamentalists have changed their minds about the sin of “working on Sundays” during my lifetime.  With malls open on Sundays, it seems OK now. Some would be surprised to learn the fundamentalist Protestant view on abortion was the opposite of the current view until rather recently.  In a short period of time, conventional wisdom went from “the…
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The Liberal Wing Of Christianity Is Winning The Long Race.

With so much being said about “nones”, the rapidly growing group who do not affiliate with any branch of the faith, there is not much information about them.  Attached is an informative article. While numbers from large branches of the faith, Catholics, Southern Baptists, Methodists and Presbyterians are declining in membership, those identified as “nones” continues to grow.  They…
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Is Obama Religious?

Many voters, mostly Republicans of course, blow off Obama’s expressions of faith as insincere politically posturing.  They have no idea of what is in his head, neither do I. Some who are really into what other people think about religion are sure to think they know what Obama’s faith is all about.  They note carefully…
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Which Is More Important, Freedom Of Religion Or Freedom From Religion?

Today it is repeated often freedom of religion is our most basic right, “the first freedom”.  Both Presidential candidates, especially Romney, talk about it. The Catholic Church has been successful in pushing their problems with pedophiles  off the front page by talking up their “religious liberties”. Charleton Heston, when he headed up the National Rifle…
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Yes, The Rapture Is About Floating.

There is a Minneapolis group called the Pretty Good Bluegrass Band.  “Pretty good” is about as far as any of us should judge themselves. I wrote a blog way back I thought was “pretty good.” It was about the various views on what would happened at the Rapture.  One view is Jesus will float down, gather the good people and float…
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