Archive: July 1, 2007 - July 7, 2007
It has been my personal experience that conservative Christianity in particular regards all women, regardless of their faith, as vaguely Pagan.
By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | July 6, 2007; 11:23 AM ET | Comments (126)
Are these modern day shamans up to the professionalism required of today’s chaplains?
By Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo | July 6, 2007; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (80)
The differences between pagan and Christian practice are not and perhaps have never been as great as some would have it.
By Kathleen Flake | July 6, 2007; 9:06 AM ET | Comments (73)
I would have great difficulty supporting an explicit Wiccan or pagan for high public office.
By Charles "Chuck" Colson | July 5, 2007; 10:36 AM ET | Comments (423)
I am less interested in whether a candidate agrees with me on theology than whether he or she agrees with me on public policy.
By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. | July 5, 2007; 8:42 AM ET | Comments (129)
Pagan rights can be a subject of dispute only when the state and society are not in sync with respect to the standing of the Pagans as members of society and to the public acknowledgment of their status as fellow...
By Sulayman Nyang | July 5, 2007; 7:11 AM ET | Comments (35)
In Judaism, we don’t dwell heavily on the next world because it is not something that we can do very much about.
By Adin Steinsaltz | July 3, 2007; 10:37 AM ET | Comments (40)
Frankly, I almost never believe a believer in literal hell.
By Martin Marty | July 3, 2007; 9:29 AM ET | Comments (33)
“The Man upstairs, if any, will be kind to me. Never mention God to me again.” Our fisherman-neighbor on Cape Cod was packing 550 pounds of squid he’d just caught, and this was his reply to my asking him how...
By Willis E. Elliott | July 3, 2007; 8:28 AM ET | Comments (21)
Between the living and the dead is a great gulf, a mystery to all.
By James Anderson | July 3, 2007; 7:24 AM ET | Comments (62)
The simple answer to the heaven-and-hell question is “Yes.” Either we are directing our lives toward what the Westminster Catechism calls our “chief end,” namely, “to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever,” or we have turned away from a...
By Richard Mouw | July 2, 2007; 3:49 PM ET | Comments (96)
My unwavering belief in humanity’s ultimate accountability before God is the driving force of my everyday existence. The importance of believing in an afterlife, for me, is not about assuming – rather foolishly – that one group of people have...
By Hadia Mubarak | July 2, 2007; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (144)
Is it likely that some of the most morally corrupt individuals in history are in hell? If there is a hell, it is likely.
By Chester Gillis | July 2, 2007; 7:45 AM ET | Comments (67)
God doesn’t send anyone to hell.
By Charles "Chuck" Colson | July 1, 2007; 10:41 AM ET | Comments (139)
Everyone will be resurrected, and everyone will receive immortality.
By Michael Otterson | July 1, 2007; 9:42 AM ET | Comments (232)