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Is digital affirmation taking the place of God?

“I am beautiful; I’m exceptional; and I’m powerful; all because love is inside me calling me to be a daughter of destiny.”

These lyrics from “Daughter of Destiny” on the latest Ginny Owens album sum up the views of many religions.

David Lamb: Is God really ‘Angry, Sexist and Racist’?

COLUMBIA, Mo. (RNS) Evangelical theologian David Lamb tackles some of the Bible’s most troubling passages in his book, “God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?” His answer: yes and no.

Spaceman Jesus

<p> Spokane Faith & Values writer Ryan Mahoney asks — would we recognize God if he was walking among us?</p>

NBC’s Revolution hinges on religion/science principle

The ratings for NBC’s new show Revolution are good, easily beating its rivals on ABC and CBS. Seemingly inspired by the hit movie The Hunger Games (bows and arrows and all), the setting takes place 15 dystopian years after a catastrophic event that changed the world.

God and game theory, part 2

In the last post, I argued, or at least implicitly suggested, that given a Christian conception of God, we would not expect to exist in a physical world — i.e. one of a different substantive class than God, which is governed (for all we can tell) exclusively by natural laws and where we have little to no direct experience of the divine.

God and game theory, part 1

This post is the first in a series meant to highlight potential absurdities of a Christian conception of God where "Christian" here is being used as an umbrella term for any faith that affirms or endorses a view of God based on the Bible.

Is it true that no one has ever seen God?

Karin, I was reading the Gospel of John and came across verse 18 that says, “No one has ever seen...

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