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For the Perplexed

Posted by Robert Atwood on February 12, 2015 at 1:28pm 1 Comment

More on the Pharisees

Posted by Robert Atwood on January 27, 2015 at 1:02pm 4 Comments

A bit about the Pharisees

Posted by Robert Atwood on January 6, 2015 at 11:13am 4 Comments

Faith or Foolishness?

Posted by Robert O. Adair on January 6, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Thought Produces Movement, principle 1

Posted by Addai on January 4, 2015 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

I See Your A Carpenter

Posted by Addai on January 2, 2015 at 8:30am 2 Comments

Skipping Stones along the way

Posted by Addai on December 31, 2014 at 11:00am 7 Comments

The schizophrenic that beat the odds

Posted by Addai on December 28, 2014 at 7:00pm 4 Comments

Christ As Clinician

Posted by Addai on December 14, 2014 at 9:00am 1 Comment

Less Theology and more psychology

Posted by Addai on December 4, 2014 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Prayer

Posted by Worship on November 1, 2014 at 7:01pm 0 Comments

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Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Anyone you can get to write a good favorable review will help you, Tyrone, I have four doctorates, Theology, Philosophy. Political Science and Literature. I am not famous, however, but I have gotten thousands of page views on various web sites.…"
11 hours ago
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Dear Robert,  Thank you so much for taking a look at my book.  I've been trying to find a literary professional to review my book and I can certainly wait to get a review from you.  I published it on createspace and I pretty much…"
15 hours ago
Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Thank you for your information, Tyrone. I just ordered your book.  It will probably take a week coming. I have 112 book reviews on Amazon, will probably review yours. My poetry can be found on poetrypoem.com. I wish you would look me up there.…"
yesterday
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Dear Robert, The only way that I've been able to change a comment here is to click on the add comment button and simply add nothing.  The site will completely delete your previous entry.  You can't edit these things, only blog…"
yesterday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"A bit more from de Waal: The argument typically ran as follows: (1) natural selection is a selfish nasty process, (2) this automatically produces selfish and nasty individuals, and (3) only romantics with flowers in their hair would think…"
yesterday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"BTW, as a counterpoint to my concerns that are tangential to both reason and Christianity in the matter of ethics, you might want to have a look at Frans de Waal's The Bonobo and the Atheist. (subtitled: In search of humanism among…"
yesterday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"In an attempt to find a summary of the "Argument from Probability" I came across the following: http://commonsenseatheism.com/?p=6091 Let it be noted that this is an "atheist" Web site.  Most numerous, were comments on…"
Monday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"yes you're right, Frank "
Monday
Frank P. Spinella Jr. replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"I think you may want to remove "because" from your sentence, PJE.  The persuasiveness vel non of the AFE to Dawkins has nothing to do with his view of the AFP.  You are correct that Dawkins thinks the AFE is not needed given the…"
Monday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"I don't think he is trying to have it both ways, and that he sees the universe itself, as well as its scientific study, as indeed a wonderful place (well, what else is there to compare it with? [joke]). But it is also dangerous as a…"
Monday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"thanks for this. He does not find the Argument from Evil (AFE) from persuasive because he is convinced that the Argument from Probability (AFP) is a knockdown argument against any God, good or bad; ie from his POV the AFE, while true, is not…"
Monday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"What I was trying to get at in my previous posting is that I don't think one can have it both ways.  In one place in his book Dawkins seems enraptured with how wonderful science (and presumably its object, the material world) is,  so…"
Sunday
Frank P. Spinella Jr. replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"I don't know what he detests, but Dawkins says "I have never found the problem of evil very persuasive as an argument against deities." http://onegoodmove.org/1gm/1gmarchive/2006/05/richard_dawkins_3.html "
Sunday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"The Problem of Evil: Let us assume the facticity of the world of our experiences, both direct and indirect.  Let us assume the world of our experience contains evil.  Let us assume that there is no God. If there is no God then the world of…"
Sunday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"so group 1: would these be the haunted animists and ritualists who placate in the hope of avoiding damnation? There certainly seem to be some on this forum, judging by some of the posts and blogs I have read. "Of course I…"
Sunday
Peter John Ellway replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"the physical universe is consistent with God's existence, because the latter (if it means just the presence of  an intelligent universe-creator) is not I suppose a self-contradiction. What might be a self-contradiction…"
Sunday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"To set aside the vicissitudes of living with women for a bit; I propose a different schema in which to understand belief in God.  The primary reference scale is whether one wishes there to be a God or not.  For simplicity's sake I…"
Saturday
Tyrone Flanagan commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Dear Robert, The blog postings at this site give you 15 minutes to edit.  You can erase your comments by clicking the add comment box after you've posted the comment. Don't add any comments and the system should erase your complete…"
Friday
Robert O. Adair commented on Tyrone Flanagan's blog post Where Does Jesus Live?
"Hi! Tyrone, a trivial point first. Is there some way to go back after you have made a comment and correct all your typos? My last comment embarrasses me. There was a lot going on with our frozen pipes. The workman had to address several problems and…"
Thursday
Robert Atwood replied to Robert Atwood's discussion Dawkins ad nauseum
"When we were married in 1966, my wife. of course, arranged the wedding.  At that time it was customary to follow the vows of the Book of Common Prayer in our denomination.  In our particular case, in the script she provided the pastor, she…"
Thursday

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Forum

Dawkins ad nauseum

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood yesterday. 89 Replies

Robert Adair had posed a blog about Richard Dawkins, which those of you who are interested in the fellow (Dawkins) might like to read.As it happens, I include a number of friends of my children in my…Continue

Rodney Burutsa

Started by Heaven's Disciples in Introduce Yourself!. Last reply by Heaven's Disciples Feb 25. 5 Replies

My name's Rodney Burutsa and I’m the owner of Heaven's Disciples, a Christian urban entertainment movement. I'm always looking to network with believers. Feel free to add me as a friend.When it comes…Continue

Paul & Palestinian Judaism

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 23. 10 Replies

The discussion title has been of some interest to some of us lately, and I have been reading the first part of E. P. Sander's book on the subject and found a few general points to share, with a…Continue

Sayings of Jesus as Early "Scripture"

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 18. 17 Replies

Both Matt. 10:10 and Luke 10:7 record a saying of the Lord that does not appear to be a quote from the OT (although Deut. 24:14-15 expresses a similar sentiment) about the laborer deserving his…Continue

Prayer for the Dead: The Case of Onesiphorus

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 14. 13 Replies

As an Episcopalian, I follow a tradition shared with our RC and EO brothers and sisters of praying for those who have died -- typically, that the Lord will have mercy on them (when He comes to judge…Continue

Pharisees ad nauseam

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 14. 3 Replies

In working on the 22nd chapter of Matthew I have found some areas that need to be "re-thought" in my larger project.  At issue, given that Matthew is generally supposed to have been written later…Continue

Gender Bias in Scripture

Started by Frank P. Spinella Jr. in Theology (General). Last reply by Robert Atwood Feb 9. 3 Replies

I see a tendency in some modern Bible translations to eliminate what modern culture would call "gender bias" in the original text.  I find this troublesome.  For example, the word ἀδελφός (“brother”)…Continue

What will replace the shopping mall church?

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Peter John Ellway Feb 8. 1 Reply

About a mile from my apartment one can find the remains of a once-impressive shopping mall.  Apparently shopping malls, once an icon of American culture, are in decline.I mention this because at…Continue

The Many Problems OF Historical Fiction and the Modern Viewing Audience

Started by Addai in Theology (General). Last reply by Addai Feb 5. 3 Replies

My wife and I have been watching lots of period piece TV shows the last few years.   I stumbled on this article while researching the historicity of a current show were watching together (Borgia…Continue

A political comment by a non-political person

Started by Robert Atwood in Theology (General). Last reply by Addai Jan 25. 40 Replies

Let me preface the following by noting that I have not been politically active for many years.  In the giant spectrum of things I am probably "liberal" and not a denizen of the American Religious…Continue

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