Monday, May 21, 2018


Eid Mubarak! 30 Reflections on True Fasting and Piety

The most Extreme Faster and other sages teach us the principles of fasting that God accepts.

  • 26 May 2017
  • Author: Scott Cherry
  • Number of views: 8635

by Scott Cherry—

Day 24: Rashad on Moral Consistency

How Yahweh expects moral consistency and we expect it of each other. How about Allah?

Last week I talked to a Muslim man named Rashad who was smoking hookah during Ramadan. I teased him a little about it and he laughed. Then we talked for 2 hours. He explained his view that many Muslims have only a pretense of religiosity; they fast all day during Ramadan and then go clubbing all night, or whatever. Of course, some 'Christians' are like that too. That is one of the qualms that people have with religion these days, and why they prefer not even to bother with it. 

Days 25-29 posted separately: 

Click here for day 25. "Not of this world": At his last night meal Jesus demonstrated something unthinkable and otherworldly.

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Mary—Ark of the New Covenant?

Protestants might be missing out on some interesting parallels related to Mary

Mary - Ark of the New Covenant?

Have you heard this term before? If you are not Catholic, then you may not have. I am a Protestant and the term is not one I have heard in Church before. I do not know if Catholics are typically aware of this or not but Protestants seem to avoid it.

What is legal plunder?

How collectivism leads to theft

"Sometimes the law defends plunder and participates in it. Thus the beneficiaries are spared the shame, danger, and scruple which their acts would otherwise involve. Sometimes the law places the whole apparatus of judges, police, prisons, and gendarmes at the service of the plunderers, and treats the victim — when he defends himself — as a criminal. In short, there is a legal plunder...

Psychology: Science or Religion?

How Psychology's Truth Claims Belie Its Religious Underpinnings

  • 11 May 2017
  • Author: Guest Blogger
  • Number of views: 672
by J.R. (Jen) Foster

We've all heard the expression, "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree." But what about when it does? 21st-century America is a psychology culture. We believe every action has an explanation and every person is conditioned by the environment they grew up in, the things which have affected them, the people they've known and their current situation.
  Through this framework all people are victims reacting to the unpredictability and confusion of life.

Wissam Yousif —"Resurrection: the Fall and Rise of Jesus"

How the resurrection is made compelling by beauty, coherence and historical evidence

  • 1 May 2017
  • Author: Scott Cherry
  • Number of views: 2067