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Modern Sex: I Can’t Get No Satisfaction

As I write this, Hugh Hefner has recently died. He was the founder of Playboy magazine, the first magazine to feature nude women on prominent display. He started the magazine in 1953, when views of sex were much more puritan … Continue reading

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Did Monotheism Evolve from Primitive Religions?

When studying the history of religion, the question sometimes arises whether religion has evolved over time. Did religions start out as primitive, then slowly develop into more complex beliefs? Did religion start out as animism or polytheism, then change to … Continue reading

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The Castration of the Western Male

Mike Royko was a newspaper columnist from Chicago. His father was a milkman in that city in the 1930s.  As Royko tells it, someone attempted to rob his father, and here was his response: “One morning, before dawn, a guy … Continue reading

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What is Metaphysics, and Why is it Important?

An introduction to metaphysics is in order. When we speak of metaphysics, we are not speaking of the odd, occultic section of the used bookstore. Instead, we are speaking of the branch of philosophy that studies how things exist. Thomas … Continue reading

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Did Paul Create His Own Version of Christianity?

This is another in a series of questions on the Bible.  Question: In Acts 21, Paul is described as partaking in Jewish rituals to show the Jerusalem Church that he has not strayed from the Law of Moses. Gerd Luedemann … Continue reading

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Can We Be Free in Heaven and Not Sin? (Part 3)

A question arises that goes something like this: If evil and sin are the result of mankind’s free will, then why is it that people in heaven will have free will, but not sin? If we truly have free will … Continue reading

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What is the Mess We Are in, and How Did We Get Here?

Liberal churches have accepted aberrant theologies, or even heresies, while conservative churches have disconnected faith from reason and disconnected the church from the culture. Here we explore the causes of this condition and give some examples of the problems. Influential … Continue reading

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