Category Archives: Religion

Finding Jesus Again

New studies are revealing a Jesus figure who was lost or “stolen” in later centuries., Continue reading

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Our Two Selves

“I find it to be a law that when I want to do what is good, evil lies close at hand. For I delight in the law of God in my inmost self, but I see in my members another … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Jesus, It’s About You!

  As we near the close of the Christmas Season, beginning with December 1 (well, actually late September for many…) we have heard a lot about baby Jesus and his birth in a little town of Bethlehem. I’ve heard ministers … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus? Do We Need Him?

As a young boy I often wondered how a person named Jesus could hear so many prayers all at once. It connected with my questions about an entity called God; how could He also be heard simultaneously by millions? During … Continue reading

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Homosexuality Question for Dr. Laura Schlesinger

In her radio show, Dr Laura Schlesinger said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22, and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following response is an open letter to Dr. Laura, penned … Continue reading

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The Jesus Story As Myth: Does It Matter?

(The following is a summary of a talk I gave August 11, 2013, for the Capital District Humanist Society in Albany, NY.) Doubts and questions have always been a part of my life. No doubt I inherited much of this … Continue reading

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Easter: Joy Overflowing!

  “See, the home of God is among mortals. He will dwell with them; They will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them, he will wipe every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; mourning … Continue reading

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The Election of Pope Francis I

As many, I observed with interest the recent election of the new Pope. When it was revealed that he was from Argentina and a Jesuit, I felt quite surprised and hopeful. But we were told that beyond his record of … Continue reading

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An Evening with the Network of Religious Communities

Last evening my wife Naomi and I attended the annual meeting of the area’s area’s Network of Religious Communities. Director Stan Bratton had personally invited me to attend a few days ago. I am glad we went. The meeting convened … Continue reading

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Christmas As The End of Sacrifice

“…from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Almighty One has done great things for me.” Luke 1:48-49 Christmas time is a stressful time for many! Do you agree? It seems that there are so many things … Continue reading

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