Monthly Archives: January 2011

Heaven, Hell and Sam Harris

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In his latest book, The Moral Landscape, Sam Harris goes boldly where angels and demons dare not tread, and both end up supporting him. Harris is not one to mince words.  Reacting to the 9/11 attacks, he picked up a … Continue reading

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Woman’s Hanging and Burning of Dog Biblical

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A South Carolina woman has been charged with felony ill treatment of an animal because she hung her nephew’s pit bull from a tree and then set it on fire after it chewed her Bible. Hopefully her lawyer will point … Continue reading

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“I Am A ‘Spiritual Fitness Failure’”

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Last week I posted an article about relentless slurs, becking and other threats targeting the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, and what it is like for them to be constantly in the crosshairs. This letter below, from a soldier, is why … Continue reading

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God’s Emotions 9: A Maker of Gods

Note:  This concludes the series, “God’s Emotions: Why the Biblical God is so Very Human.”  Parts 1-8  are available at this website, Awaypoint.wordpress.com. Man is, and always has been, a maker of gods. It has been the most serious and … Continue reading

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In the Crosshairs: The Military Religious Freedom Foundation Confronts Slurs, Becking, and Explicit Threats

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When I first met Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, I thought he was –well—a little weird about security.  He didn’t want to sleep in a hotel without a night guard.  He took pains about who knew where … Continue reading

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