8 11, 2020

A radical view about “truth”

By |2020-11-08T07:39:49-07:00November 8th, 2020|Thoughts|

I read some books and essays recently focusing on the “truths” that people of different religions have that differ with the “truths” held by people of other religions. The object of the books and essays is to find how we can improve interfaith relations when the lives of different people are based on ideas that [...]

28 08, 2014

Accept the truth no matter what its source

By |2014-08-28T08:54:37-07:00August 28th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                        Accept the truth no matter what its source[1]   After devoting three chapters in the book of Numbers with ninety-six verses to the story of the non-Israelite prophet Balaam, Scripture adds another two verses In Deuteronomy 23:5–6 to remind us that God refused to listen to Balaam and turned his planned curses into [...]