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location Trondheim, Norway
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Feb
7
comment Is there a way to prove the God of the Bible?
Of course, these arguments have all been refuted in several ways. However, the main problem is that even if these arguments were all valid, they merely prove a god, not the God of Christianity.
Feb
7
comment How is Christian worship different than Christian religion?
The meaning of "establishment" in the First Amendment is summed up by the lemon test, which details the requirements for legislation concerning religion.
Feb
7
comment Are God, Son (Jesus) and The Holy Spirit Same?
I always found this formulation rather confusing. Perhaps it would help to clarify what the "is" relation means here. Clearly, it does not mean "is the same as", as that would imply that they are all the same (by transitivity), so what does it mean? "Is part of"? "Is a role of"? "Is a kind of"? Something else?
Feb
6
comment Neurotheology and God
"the God hinted at by scientific research" What research? Or is that a quote from the book?
Feb
3
comment What arguments would you give to teenagers who are unconcerned about eternal life?
@AffableGeek: I voted to close because this is asking for opinions, not an answer. It might be more of a problem with the phrasing than with the question itself, though. Especially the "What would you ..." title makes this seem more like an open-ended discussion than a question with a definite answer.
Feb
2
comment What symbols are unique to the various denominations?
I've seen the first one (Chi Rho) in several Lutheran churches here in Norway, so I don't think that one's exclusively Catholic. Also, see Christian symbolism.
Jan
25
accepted How old is old earth creationism?
Jan
24
comment How does a Roman Catholic reconcile a preference for purely procreative sex with the Song of Solomon?
@PeterTurner: Clearly, Americans need to watch more British humor.
Jan
24
comment How does a Roman Catholic reconcile a preference for purely procreative sex with the Song of Solomon?
Most of them aren't. For example, studies show that 98% of Catholic women in the US have used some form of contraception, despite the official ban.
Jan
24
asked How old is old earth creationism?
Jan
22
comment How can the Son not know what the Father knows?
He gave up some perks. After all, he performed miracles, didn't he?
Jan
17
revised Does Christianity provide the right elements for democracy?
corrected source
Jan
17
suggested suggested edit on Does Christianity provide the right elements for democracy?
Jan
17
revised Does Christianity provide the right elements for democracy?
add some relevant links
Jan
17
answered Does Christianity provide the right elements for democracy?
Jan
16
comment Should “Jesus” be rendered “Yeshu‘a” in English?
This question has an accepted answer, but it is not closed. If it were, you would not have been able to answer.
Jan
11
comment Did the first Christian believers keep the Sabbath and if so on which day?
See also: Why does Judaism celebrate Sabbath on Saturday and most Christians celebrate Sabbath on Sunday?
Jan
10
comment Did the gospels really copy from each other?
Wikipedia has a lot of interesting material on this subject.
Jan
10
comment Are bad things in life Satan's doing or God testing/punishing me?
@SoftwareMonkey: More details here.
Jan
10
comment Is Divine Simplicity Coherent?
A mathematician would disagree. For example, there are an infinite number of points in the plane, and yet it can be divided into lines, which are also infinite sets.