“Strange” Religious Practices

It was painful to read about the witch craft practiced in parts of Africa. There, a terrible drought is taking place. People are starving. That opens the door to people who prey on fears. In this case some of the culture prefers witchcraft. Young children are abducted then butchered as sacrifices to gods who then…
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Apostle Paul May Have Approved Women Preachers

Popular music is in constant change. New ideas replace old ones.  You could say the same thing the Bible, who wrote it and when. There is a never-ending stream of new insights and interpretations. A professor of New Testament at Cambridge University has found evidence Paul did not write that women should remain silent in…
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Christian Preaching Dominates In Jails And Prisons

Left untouched by freedom of religion have been jails and prisons. If you are sentenced, chances are you will be bombarded with Christian propaganda. A prison inmate is now suing over the practice of using government funds and facilities for promoting one particular faith. In her prison the cross was displayed in common areas the…
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On NFL Players Who Do Not Stand For The National Anthem

President Trump called players who do not stand for the National Anthem “Sons of Bitches.” A mother of an NFL player said that made her a “proud bitch.” Perhaps President Trump heard that Nixon succeeded politically by lashing out at students who protested the Vietnam War. He might be right in his calculation. There were…
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Of David Hume, Adam Smith And Religion

Perhaps the most famous economics book is Adam Smith’s, “The Wealth of Nations…”. Smith was a contemporary and friend of the towering philosopher, David Hume. An new book investigates the link between the two famous men. To put things in context, “The Wealth of Nations..” was published in Scotland in 1776, the same year as…
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