Posts Categorized: meaning religious symbols

JOCHEBED, MIRIAM, AND BITHIAH

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TweetShare After many years of enslavement, the Israelites had greatly multiplied. Pharaoh worried that if a war were to break out with Egypt’s neighbors, the thousands of slaves might side with the enemy. So steps had to be taken to reduce their population. Also, Pharaoh had been warned by his astrologers that a child who…
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DOES RELIGION REDUCE SCIENCE LITERACY?

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TweetShare  A story today on the blog Why Evolution is True: “Religion reduces science literacy in America” My Response: It is true that scientific inquiry and experimentation can disprove literal claims of fundamentalists about historical events or natural processes. But literal fundamentalism is NOT the be-all and end-all of religion. There is spiritual and psychological MEANING…
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COMMUNION, SALVATION, & MYSTICAL UNION

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TweetShare Jesus tells his followers that “unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you…. [F]or my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink.” The ritual of Communion is a ritual of sacrifice and rebirth, a renewal of the binding compact…
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