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REASONABLE FAITH

Doubting Thomas. What a nickname to be saddled with. A close follower of Jesus, chosen by Jesus to be one of the Twelve, those who would have closest access to the Rabbi, to his miracles and his teachings. Yet, he was so disillusioned by the crucifixion of this man whom they were so sure was the Messiah that he refused to believe in his resurrection, even when ten of the Twelve testified that they had witnessed it with their own eyes. Thomas – a true skeptic. Then Jesus appeared to him. Continue reading

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IS FAITH INFERIOR TO REASON?

How do we explain the relationship between reason and faith? What happens when someone encounters a question they cannot answer? Does faith compromise the endeavor to find an answer through rules of logic and science? Is faith the blind leap to some mystical explanation that transcends the natural material world and bypasses reason? Continue reading

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