Tag Archive: catholicism

the journey from theism to atheism

I am an ex-atheist, I have a working memory of what drove me there. anaivethinker I was brought up in a very religious household. Although I must admit the variety of Christianity was… Continue reading

obvious falsehoods – an appeal to Christians

One advantage of believing obvious falsehoods is that one is not tempted to imagine one could know the Truth. Clare Flourish Most Christian denominations seem to think they know the Truth about what… Continue reading

why are you a christian?

My former best blogging buddy Ark did a post entitled Why are you a Christian?, which elicited some interesting responses. I particularly liked Notestoponder’s comment: People are Christian for the same reason they’re… Continue reading

through the looking glass

It sometimes seems as if society has become so warped that we have stepped into a sick fantasy world of upside-down. Conservative Christian women simply long for the good old days when everything made sense,… Continue reading

what is religious freedom?

Under the Obama administration, the government compels us to violate our religious conscience, our bedrock, immutable principles, by purchasing products we believe to be immoral. In most countries in the world, religious freedom… Continue reading

the god God’s contribution to modern medicine

The Christian god God and his son, Jesus Christ, with whom he is one being, left some invaluable advice to us humans about life here on Earth, in their jointly authored book, the… Continue reading

simple explanations

The simplest explanation for the ubiquity and persistence of the human concept of God is that there is a God to whom humans yearn to connect. I came across this sentence in a post… Continue reading

lurking 11: demonic possession

Exorcism is directed at the expulsion of demons or to the liberation from demonic possession through the spiritual authority which Jesus entrusted to his Church. Illness, especially psychological illness, is a very different… Continue reading

a message for the catholic church

Child abuse of any kind is something that should NEVER happen anywhere at anytime. We need to address this as a global issue, not a church issue. But as far as the Catholic… Continue reading

lurking 10: the satanic agenda of the UN

The folks at Catholic Truth have been discussing the following: The UN seems to be more interested in savaging Catholic doctrine than concerned about the genuine welfare of children. That’s what I think –… Continue reading