Month: March 2019

Jacob and Esau

https://understandingbooksbible.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/genesis.pdf

Gender

http://thinkingofgod.org/2016/05/different-men-women-8-principleshttps://www.bethinking.org/human-life/gender-dysphoriahttps://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/when-a-child-says-shes-trans/561749/https://www.bethinking.org/human-life/gender-identity-and-the-body Gender dysphoria: Distress associated with incongruence between one’s biological sex and one’s psychological and emotional gender identity. Intersex: Conditions in which a person is born with ambiguous sex characteristics or anatomy – chromosomal, gonadal or genital Sex: Person’s biological make-upGender: Roles and behaviours typically associated with masculinity and femininity Cause When someone doesn’t think…
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Mass killings in the Old Testament

https://www.bethinking.org/bible/old-testament-mass-killings Examples 1. The Flood (Genesis 6-8) 2. The cities of the plain, including Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 18-19) 3. The Egyptian firstborn sons during the Passover (Exodus 11-12) 4. The Canaanites under Moses and Joshua (Numbers 21:2-3; Deuteronomy 20:17; Joshua 6:17, 21) 5. The Amalekites annihilated by Saul (1 Samuel 15) 1. God’s judgement…
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On praying

Why randomised controlled trials on prayer cannot show whether God exists https://www.bethinking.org/human-life/can-science-test-prayer I think that there are things obviously that are hindrances to prayer. And there are things that will get prayer answered more readily. But it is a mistake when we start thinking about prayer in a mechanistic fashion, as if we’re just apply…
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