Charlie Van Dyke
By ELAINE PAGELS

From wsj.com

The Book of Revelation is the strangest book in the Bible, and the most controversial. Instead of stories and moral teaching, it offers only visions—dreams and nightmares, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, earthquakes, plagues and war. In the climactic battle scene, Jesus appears as a divine warrior, Satan is thr... read more
Param Pujya Sant Shri Asharamji Bapu

May your life be auspicious forever!

(Mahashivaratri: 20th February)

(From benedictory discourses of Self-realized Saint Shri Asharamji Bapu)


There are four nights of great religious merit – Janmashtami, Holi, Diwali and Shivaratri. Shivaratri is also known as Ahoratri. The planetary combination on this day is conducive to elevation of mind to h... read more
Maya Bohnhoff
I'm new here, and I couldn't help but respond with warm appreciation to Rabbi Shapiro's commentary What I Believe.

He's right, of course. It's good to stop frequently to assess what we believe and why. So, since I am new here. I'd like to share why I believe.

As a believer (I am a Baha'i) who hangs out on atheist websites, I am repeatedly bemuse... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Rise up!
Posted October 7, 2011 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites, The Good Books
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.
-Confucius... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
by Vernon Meyer

I have been teaching a class over the past few weeks titled: “Creation, Science and Evolution.” My focus has been on the challenge we encounter in the post-modern world, to be people of faith and people of science. It seems that the struggle pits one against the other, religion against science or faith against reason. Since the... read more
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