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Lillian Daniel: Every Spiritual Home (a Riff)

Excerpt from the chapter, “Every Spiritual Home”From: When “Spiritual but Not Religious” Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Churchby Lillian DanielJericho Books, 2013* * *These days, very few people who join our church were raised in the denomination or tradition we are a part of, and we are hardly unique in that. Most of my church members were raised in other forms of Christianity that were less open-minded than ours, and they may have some negative feelings about the church of their childhood. And so they drifted from church and sought to go it alone, without a faith community.But eventually they hit something that was bigger than private, self-created spirituality. Perhaps it was the death of a parent, the birth of a child, a friend’s illness, or a lonely patch in life, but suddenly they found themselves remembering some of those childhood Bible lessons. They found themselves recalling the blessings of the Christian faith, and they searched for a church, but they did so very tentatively, not knowing what they would find and afraid of being hurt.…A miraculous thing can happen to grown-ups on a faith journey Continue reading

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Shocking Report: Muslims Raised to be Insecure and Intolerant

This is a MUST READ my DEAREST INFIDELS!!!!islam goes against every single thing I hold dear in life.Goes against my morals, ethics and the basis of everything I live my life by. I will NEVER embrace a culture that STONES HUMANS BEINGS TO DEATH,, ETC ETC ETC!!!!!from todays FSM,,Shocking Report: Muslims Raised to be Insecure and Intolerant by LESLIE SACKSJuly 30, 2012 The research and writings of Nicolai Sennels may have crucial – albeit exceptionally controversial and politically incorrect – implications for understanding both the likely similarities as well as possible crucial differences between many Muslims and Westerners as far as politics, economics and religion are concerned. It is also important to include these postulations (even if clearly only imperfect generalizations) in any discussion as to how these cultural implications, where relevant, would affect the chances for a Muslim Reformation and the evolution of Islamic moderation. Continue reading

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