God is whatever is left when you eliminate everything with a name.
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In general, people are pack animals; sometimes like sheep, sometimes like wolves. But, in general, you have to watch out for the vagaries of the mob. We…
Michelangelo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons “I have explained the nature and properties of God. I have shown that he necessarily exists, that he…
The history of Christian thought is quite varied, especially the early history. Until the First Council of Nicaea in 325, Christian thought was not…
My purpose in writing these posts is to help people to realize that there is a whole history of thoughtful, relevant, and God-inspired works that are…
“All this, if taken literally, is absurd. If it is taken symbolically, it is a profound expression, the ultimate Christian expression, of the…
Entification, reification, and existence
Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. Luke 17:21 What is the “Kingdom of God”? Some newer…
Isn’t Christianity that terrible religion that oppressed the world for so long? Well, yes and no. Certainly there were a lot of people who did bad…
Alan Watts, of whom I am a big fan, wrote an autobiography entitled In My Own Way. In it he discusses how he both did things his own way and also got in…
Someone recently asked me if I ever thought that saying “it's God's will” at a funeral was rude. It seemed rude to her, as though it's perfectly okay to…
ineffable – in·ef·fa·ble – /in'ef?b(?)l/ adjective: too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words. – Google dictionary There is a long, but…