Monthly Archives: March 2013

Nine Letters # 5 – Sinai and Genesis 18

In response to a Christian who asked me if the God of Sinai is the same as the God of Genesis 18 and Exodus 24 Of-course the God of Sinai is the same as the God  of Genesis 18, Exodus … Continue reading

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Nine Letters # 4 – Beauty and Spirituality

You  say that Jesus’s physical qualities were unremarkable so they are not the focus  of your worship. I  think you misunderstood me. The  qualities I am talking of are spiritual qualities – selflessness, a willingness  to suffer and to die … Continue reading

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Nine Letters # 3 – Belief vs. Worship

In this letter I distinguish between “belief” and “worship”. Would you agree that “worship” is not “accepting a  certain creed as true”? I imagine that you acknowledge that worship is not an  exercise of the intellect. I propose to define … Continue reading

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Nine Letters # 2 – Worship of Personality

Would you agree that the word “worship” means “engendering feelings in one’s heart towards”? If  you agree to that definition – then how is it that engendering feelings in one’s  heart towards one who suffered in a human body – … Continue reading

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Nine Letters # 1 – Worship of a Form

This was sent to a Christian who claimed that his worship of Jesus is “not worship of a form” When you claim that you are not worshiping a form – you  are doing nothing to clarify the matter. You are … Continue reading

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Sabbath and the Tabernacle – Exodus 35:1

Sabbath and the Tabernacle – Exodus 35:1   One of the central teachings of the Jewish Bible; a concept which stands at the heart of Judaism, is the idea of a temple for God. The God who created heaven and … Continue reading

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Anchor

Anchor   Confusion is one of the more difficult trials of life. The difficulty is compounded when the confusion sets in over spiritual matters. We tend to see religion as the anchor, the unshakeable rock, the place upon which the … Continue reading

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