To the extent that you can find hope and comfort in anything, it is in our fellow human beings, and the things they make and do, the music and art and fine company, the hope of each new smiling child's face with so much promise for the future.Read More »
Father Knows Best: Do you think the Gospels were editorialized?
While there are substantial commonalities between the four Gospels, the authors of each had a set of themes about who Jesus was (and who Jesus is) that they were especially interested in emphasizing.Read More »
Ask an Atheist: Is atheism a faith?
From a nonbeliever's perspective, it is the absence of strong "proof" of a particular religion's truth that is the problem. At no time have I ever received a revelation from non-god to declare that non-god doesn't exist. So one can ask why the atheist doesn't find the "proofs" of a particular god persuasive (and hence the reason for not believing in it).Read More »
Ask a Jew: Can you tell me more about Jewish holidays?
As a rule, Jewish holidays begin at sunset the night before the first full day of the holiday. Traditionally, Jews aren’t allowed to work on major holidays.Read More »
Father Knows Best: Why do people push their beliefs?
Hey Rev! Why do people think they have to shove their beliefs in everyone’s face and fight against letting people enjoy their own, personal beliefs?Read More »
Father Knows Best: I hate when my girlfriend goes clubbing
The neurologist and author Oliver Sacks tells the story of a patient who is haunted by a nightmare. This patient is afraid to go to sleep because, every time that she does, a monster chases her.Read More »