Buddhism And Science

All religions try to establish that their truth goes beyond belief. Anti abortionists keep finding what they call evidence a human being is present shortly after conception. A few years ago a young Hindu professor told a gathering I attended the tenets of Hinduism are supported by science. Christianity has a fake science branch the…
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Abandoned Churches Become Beer Halls

Perhaps it could be the ultimate insult. A developer bought an abandoned church, turned it into a beer hall and advertises, “On the eighth day God created beer.” Alcohol is treated differently across Christianity. Catholics serve it at religious rituals.  I grew up in the Swedish Covenant Church which was temperance at that time. In…
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Some Viking Funeral Clothing Reflected Islamic Influences

That the ceremonial garments, carefully embroidered by hand, referred to Allah instead of God , Jesus or Pagan gods has people speculating. Viking graves and other Viking artifacts include items from other cultures. Many are presumed to have the spoils of plundering. The silk burial fabric, however, appears to have been made by Viking people…
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Can Someone Reject Christian Teaching But Look For God

An interesting woman blogged about how to find God when she rejects virtually all Christian doctrine. She suggests people find different metaphors than the old one of God in the sky. She thinks the minds of young adults like herself are constantly trolling for flaws in religious arguments. Thus, the view that things get better…
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Religion And Car Crashes

Unfortunately, religions are not interested in deaths from car crashes. Neither are religious “pro life” politicians. Every once in a while here I go on a rant about car crashes. I do it to point out the hypocrisy of anti abortionists. About 40,000 people a year are killed in car crashes. This is predictable. Almost…
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