Bruce Meyer

Bruce Meyer writes about the relationship between the physical universe and the pursuit of spirituality.

God’s problem with Professor Bart Ehrman

When Professor Bart Ehrman speaks at the Fox Theater this week, I will have a question for him. My question comes from an interview I heard on the radio program Fresh Air several years ago. I distinctly remember I was driving just outside of Ephrata in central Washington when Ehrman discussed his latest book “God’s Problem.”

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Downtown Coeur d’Alene church: remodeling sacred space

First Presbyterian Church of Coeur d’Alene has been downtown since 1888. But their membership hasn’t always been growing as fast as it is today. Until last summer, the church only needed one worship service. Recently, thought, the church became so full they were forced to add a second. And now their sanctuary is getting a makeover.

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An open letter to the angry fundamentalist at Bloomsday

While many good folks in the Spokane area attended their place of worship on Sunday morning, I joined the congregation at the Bloomsday run. In one sense, I count it as a religious event. I come from a Christian heritage, and there is that often repeated verse from Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”

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