Posts Categorized: Bible

ATHEISTS VS. BELIEVERS?

Posted by & filed under atheism, atheism religion, atheists, atheists believers, Bible, Bible Symbolism, Is there a God, literalism, Noah's Ark, Science and Religion, What is God, What is the Bible about.

Tweet Share Atheists object, with understandable indignation, that religious teachings are filled with justifications (or even ‘divine commands’) for violence and cruelty toward others, and that religious people often turn their backs on the splendid opportunities of life in exchange for the promise of something better after death.  When religious teachings are taken only literally,…
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SYMBOLS, MEANING, AND THE SACRED QUEST: Spiritual Awakening in Jewish, Christian and Islamic Stories

Posted by & filed under Adam and Eve, Andrew Cort, Bible, Bible Symbolism, blood, circumcision, Garden of Eden, Moses, Purpose of Religion, serpent, Zipporah.

by Andrew Cort (Today’s PRIZE GIVEAWAY is a signed copy of another of Andrew’s books, LOVE, WISDOM AND GOD: The Longing of the Western Soul, which is about Greek Mythology, Philosophy, and the Mysteries. Simply leave a COMMENT to enter. See details below) Tweet Share Andrew Cort’s Mini-Preview: I can’t very well review my own book…
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The REAL Story of Adam and Eve

Posted by & filed under Adam and Eve, Bible, Bible Symbolism, Bible Symbols, Garden of Eden, Genesis, the Fall, the Rib.

Part 1: The ‘Rib’ The Hebrew word that is translated as ‘Adam’ is actually a gender-neutral word that means ‘a creature of earth’. In other words, Adam was initially created neither Male nor Female. The creature was placed in the Garden and given only one restriction – not to eat of the Tree of Knowledge…
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Of Dads, and Daughters, and What to Make of Eden?

Posted by & filed under Adam and Eve, Bible, biblical symbolism, faith, Fatherhood, fathers, fathers and daughters, religious unity, Spirituality.

I’m a Dad. I have a seventeen-year-old daughter and she’s the love of my life. She’s at the age where I know I’ll be sending her off into the world soon, all by herself. I get pretty misty-eyed when I think about that. I wonder if she’ll be happy, if she’ll make a wonderful life,…
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