Sean Faircloth goes away from his usually detailed work of writing legislation and organizing causes to talking about ideals such as yugen, or experienceing a deeper feeling beyound words, that inspire him. He does this by talking about the controversal relationship of religion and science and politics. He poetically and with great passion describes the distinction between religious and scientific mentalities as to give greater insight on both sides.
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Creation As A Way Of Life
BY YVETTE EBER
@ VOL 2
ON FEB 29, 2016
Pastor and teacher Yvette Eber noticed that people underestimate the importance of their everyday tasks and actions to change the world. People seek creativity in other people’s adventures and do not realize that, as creations of God, creativity is within their power inside their existence, every day. Creation is not a cosmic event, but a way of life.
The story of European secularism
BY MUEID AL RAEE
@ VOL 32
ON FEB 06, 2017
Mueid Al Raee is interested in the connection of philosophy and religion. He talks about the influences that shaped Spinoza’s work on philosophy, religion, and understanding the nature of God.
Mueid presents Averroes as an important character in the story of secularism. Averroes is often referred to as the father of European Secularism. Mueid argues that religion played an important role in the formulation of the philosophy of secularism as we know it today in Europe.
His message is that we should challenge the ideas that consider secularism and religion as opposites.
From Seminary to Atheism
BY MICHAEL WILLIS
@ VOL 5
ON OCT 30, 2012
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Closer to Home
BY SHERRI OTT
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Is the Soul Eternal?
BY SOLA MAJOLAGBE
@ VOL 13
ON SEP 21, 2018
Is the Soul eternal? Sola Majolagbe explores this idea first by defining the word. He then explores that question through the perspective of several different major religions. Listen to the evaluation of the soul and what major religions say about its existence.