Open Ended Stories, Religion, and The Man from Earth Review

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I like a good Biblical slant to a story. Certainly one of the reasons that I adored “Lost” was how it hinted at Old Testament stories, such as Cain and Abel. By the same token, my tastes have not really gravitated to fiction that significantly contradicts or seeks to undermine Biblical claims. I prefer to […]

The Problem of Evil

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This is one in a series of papers that I wrote for either religion or philosophy classes.  These give a glimpse into some common debates and my perspectives on them at that time. The Problem of Evil is so incredibly simple to realize and at the same time mind-numbingly impossible to solve.  By its logic, […]

Operation of Nature

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This is one in a series of papers that I wrote for either religion or philosophy classes.  These give a glimpse into some common debates and my perspectives on them at that time. In his article “Does Nature need to be Redeemed?” Holmes Rolston makes arguments for how various aspects of the Christian Religion, most […]

Origin Science

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This is one in a series of papers that I wrote for either religion or philosophy classes.  These give a glimpse into some common debates and my perspectives on them at that time. One of the biggest struggles that I face with religion is the need for scientific or archaeological evidence to justify my faith.  […]

In the Gaps

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This is one in a series of papers that I wrote for either religion or philosophy classes.  These give a glimpse into some common debates and my perspectives on them at that time. Believers in the various religions of the world are constantly looking for ways to confirm their faith rather than just blindly believing […]

Rational Discourse

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This is one in a series of papers that I wrote for either religion or philosophy classes.  These give a glimpse into some common debates and my perspectives on them at that time. I. I like rational discourse.  Being able to sit down and analyze an issue using a set methodology allows issues to be […]

Idols and Prophets

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This is one in a series of papers that I wrote for either religion or philosophy classes.  These give a glimpse into some common debates and my perspectives on them at that time. A prophet that we have not really studied yet, but that I encountered researching this paper was the prophet Elijah.  1 Kings […]