Reading Time: 4 minutes Are science and Christianity more compatible than we might realize? I’m doubtful. In this final part of a 3-part series, consider the two remaining shared values, humility and service.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Are science and Christianity more compatible than we might realize? We’ll investigate two values supposedly shared by both: curiosity and a comprehensible Nature.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A scientist argues that science and Christianity are more compatible than we realize and argues for four shared values: curiosity, a comprehensible Nature, humility, and service.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What are your favorite Bible contradictions? This time: faith vs. works, Jesus genealogy, harm to Christians, the End, and Mary’s home after Jesus.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Faith statements (doctrinal statements) constrain Christian scholarship by defining beforehand the acceptable conclusion.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If Christians actually believed it, they wouldn’t cry at funerals. They’d expect prayers to be answered. They wouldn’t insure churches. And they’d take their religion seriously.
Reading Time: 7 minutes OnlySky · Our biggest mistake: We did as we were told | Neil Carter Those of us who broke up with Jesus (he wouldn’t return our calls) are accustomed to having our motives and our sincerity questioned by those still happy with their faith. We get it all the time. We hear that we weren’t authentic enough, […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes OnlySky · The two main reasons I left my faith | Neil Carter For us ex-evangelicals, the Christian message was framed as an invitation to a personal relationship with the Creator of the universe. It wasn’t until after we accepted the invitation that they turned around and shamed us for wanting such a thing. It […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes OnlySky · How Christianity is like Bitcoin | Neil Carter RIP my inbox, I know. But hear me out. I can imagine a world in which cryptocurrencies are safe, secure, and more readily accessible to a broader range of people. Perhaps that day will come, but we are nowhere near there yet. Today, cryptocurrencies are […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest post by Bert Bigelow, a long-time contributor to A Tippling Philosopher. Sometimes dreams can be quite entertaining. Here is one I had recently. I was shopping for veggies at a local farmer’s market, and I noticed a guy who was watching me closely. In fact, he was staring at me. Now, I am not […]