Humanism, Morality, and the Bible and Other Essays

Humanism, Morality, and the Bible and Other Essays

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This is a short collection of essays dealing with themes that are being hotly debated, in particular about what sort of book the Bible really is. Is it to be thought of, as the tradition claims, as the directly inspired and authoritative Word of God, and if not, and probably not, then how? What are we to make of proposed modern alternatives, in particular a science-based humanism? Within the Christian community itself there is a noisy debate about homosexuality, and a more muted, but just as insistent, doubt about what sort of Resurrection and Second Coming we really believe in.Science. and. Religion: A. Secular. Sermon. Strange is our situation here on Earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thinganbsp;...

Title:Humanism, Morality, and the Bible and Other Essays
Author:David Taylor
Publisher:John Hunt Publishing - 2010-09-09


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