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Christian Belief Through the Lens of Cognitive Science, Part 7 of 8

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Change Happens The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.   –Antisthenes My parents, as I’ve said before, were three for six in terms of producing believing children.  All of us accepted … Continue reading

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Christian Belief through the Lens of Cognitive Science, Part 6 of 8

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How Beliefs Resist Change The Jesuits have a saying sometimes attributed to Francis Xavier, “Give me the child until he is seven, and I will give you the man.”  The Jesuits were a tad optimistic, but ample research on identity … Continue reading

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Christian Belief Through the Lens of Cognitive Science: Part 2

Why God has a Human Mind  Jesus was a human, fathered by a god and born to a virgin. He died for three days and was resurrected.  His death was a sacrifice, an offering or propitiation.  It brings favor for … Continue reading

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Christian Belief Through the Lens of Cognitive Science: Part 1

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Right Belief is the Heart of Christianity. My father died in a climbing accident when he was 59 and I was in my mid twenties.  In one of our last deep conversations before his 1000 meter misstep, he expressed his … Continue reading

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