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by sgttomas
Fri May 30, 2008 2:27 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: The practical side of "Many paths, one destination"
Replies: 9
Views: 3684

Re: The practical side of "Many paths, one destination"

tinythinker wrote:
Metacrock wrote:I say this because the construct that sepeartes us form the actual reality of the world just as easily privileges belief as skepticism.

Shhhhhhh! You're going to freak some people out and make them really, really upset. :mrgreen:
rotflmao
by sgttomas
Fri May 30, 2008 2:09 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Tillich on why you can't be an atheist.
Replies: 32
Views: 12614

Re: Tillich on why you can't be an atheist.

I argued this in a more formal fashion for some time, but didn't get through the haze of self-referential idioms about "god". The argument poses a way to deny any meaning to the term "atheist" by requiring the skeptic to positively assert his implied negation of theism, but only in terms that he can...
by sgttomas
Mon May 19, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: Theology/Bible
Topic: These basics of monothesitic religion are self-evident
Replies: 24
Views: 13837

Re: These basics of monothesitic religion are self-evident

bought the book....but when I did, I saw this one too and I just couldn't resist! I started it first. Devoured half of it last night. Awesome.

-sgtt.
by sgttomas
Sat May 17, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: Theology/Bible
Topic: The Plan Of Salvation in The Churches Of Christ.
Replies: 22
Views: 9978

Re: The Plan Of Salvation in The Churches Of Christ.

I rpesnt,a s my firts htrea don this baord, the olan of Salvation as undertsood by the Churches of Chrust, and other related Restoration Churches. 1: Hear the word of God. 2: Beleifve upon it. 3: Repent of your sins. 4: Confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour. 5: Be Baptised for the Remission of S...
by sgttomas
Sat May 17, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Relax
Topic: Hiho, hiho, it's off to look for work I go
Replies: 6
Views: 1876

Re: Hiho, hiho, it's off to look for work I go

didja get the job?
by sgttomas
Sat May 17, 2008 12:39 am
Forum: Theology/Bible
Topic: These basics of monothesitic religion are self-evident
Replies: 24
Views: 13837

Re: These basics of monothesitic religion are self-evident

the real arguments come in where we start trying to attach cultural constructs, argue about which set of constructs is 'right.' So true. read Why God wont Go away, by Newberg. he has some great info derived from theories of brain perception as to why this must be so. It's a ground breaking book. th...
by sgttomas
Mon Apr 14, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: Theology/Bible
Topic: The Plan Of Salvation in The Churches Of Christ.
Replies: 22
Views: 9978

Re: The Plan Of Salvation in The Churches Of Christ.

rules rules rules....so many rules, which seem contrary to the teachings of Christ regarding his role in the fulfillment of the role of the Paschal Lamb.

It fails to speak truthfully.

Peace,
-sgttomas
by sgttomas
Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: Theology/Bible
Topic: Thought about Nontheistic Christianity
Replies: 66
Views: 30778

Re: Thought about Nontheistic Christianity

Hmm....shame that youwish never posted back in this topic.

Fwiw, I see a lot of my own struggles/path in his words.

Peace,
-sgttomas
by sgttomas
Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Theology/Bible
Topic: These basics of monothesitic religion are self-evident
Replies: 24
Views: 13837

These basics of monothesitic religion are self-evident

I think it is inevitable that human minds will conceive of this: - There is one God, who created all things and is present in and throughout the universe and this is worthy of worship - There is a tension between life and death - order and chaos - meaning and void that will be resolved with life/ord...