11. A Disease? Or a Cure? – A Reflection on Religion

Religions are double-edged swords. They can contribute a lot to improve men’s life, but they can also destroy it. Of all elements that can compose religious systems, I think the most dangerous is absolute faith. Even though not all religions preach it, some, including the ones of Semitic origin (Christianism, Islamism and Judaism) regard their … Continue reading 11. A Disease? Or a Cure? – A Reflection on Religion

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8. The Hidden Forces – A Reflection on Inner Motivations for Faith in the Bible

What motivates people to stick to the idea of biblical inerrancy? There are many people who are aware they don’t have a rational justification to believe, yet somehow they feel like they need to. There is something inside them that urges them to. I don’t know if I can say for everyone, but based on … Continue reading 8. The Hidden Forces – A Reflection on Inner Motivations for Faith in the Bible

2. The First Turn of the Wheel – A Reflection on Faith in the Bible

I was very happy for all of the moral teachings and inspiration I had found in the Bible studies, and I wanted to believe and accept the idea that the Bible was God’s inerrant word. But I couldn’t help but feel quite unsatisfied with the evidences I had. The practice of glossolalia, that is, of … Continue reading 2. The First Turn of the Wheel – A Reflection on Faith in the Bible