Monthly Archives: October 2017

Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session       Ahem. Where was I? Oh, yes … So picture the church fathers, some three hundred years following the ministry of Jesus, being handed the Trinity—a mystical invention they simply could not recognize as the doctrinal child conceived through the teachings of Jesus. How did the church handle the dissenting bishops? It exiled them, along with Arius, after which none of the others dared to deny the doctrine. 109 Only after overcoming Arius and other prominent Unitarians were the Trinity and the Nicene Creed…

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Rohingya running out of space to bury their dead

Bangladeshi villagers pray by the bodies of Rohingya Muslim children who drowned while crossing over from Myanmar into Bangladesh [Dar Yasin/AP Photo]   Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – Eighteen-year-old Rohingya refugee Amir Mia is carrying his deceased grandfather’s body through the Balukhali expansion camp in the Bangladeshi port city of Cox’s Bazar. He is taking his…

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Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session     The Trinity The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own God I go. It may be He shall give me greater ease Than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities. —Monotheistic rendition of Rudyard Kipling’s “Lispeth” The Trinity: the foundation of faith for some, the focus of ridicule for others, but a mystery for all. And that should be no surprise. To quote the authorities, “The word does not occur in scripture…” 104 and, “The doctrine of…

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