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God knows, scientists are more religious than you think

We all know science and religion don’t meet, right?

Are science and technology growing too fast?

Take a step back and think of where our society stands at this point in history. We’ve seen the industrial revolution, the automotive revolution, the electrical revolution and the computer revolution.

How religious coping can reduce anxiety

On June 15 I’ll receive a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Eastern Washington University. To earn the degree I had to spend three academic quarters writing a research paper on a counseling-related topic. And though I wouldn’t want to inflict all 20 or so pages of my paper on you, I think my key findings are pretty interesting.

Bad apologetics

According to this book report of "What is Time", Gary Driver takes an approach to the Bible that is very popular today. I hear it in the preaching around many of the churches I’ve visited in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area, including Real Life Ministries and Life Center.

What is faith?

The term "faith" is no stranger to religious discourse.

I must admit, I have never really understood nor identified with this term (even when I was a believer).

Transcending personal beliefs

Is it possible to transcend one’s personal beliefs and opinions, and to what end?

In a series of posts, based on a paper I presented recently at the Pacific Northwest regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (May 11, Concordia University Portland), titled “Ways of Believing,” I will address this question.

Man spends 12 months practicing 12 different religions, and finds peace at year’s end

LUMBERTON, N.C. —  Andrew Bowen sat yoga-style in his armchair, absent-mindedly fingering a set of Muslim prayer beads in his left hand as he talked about 2011 -- his year of conversion.

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