Apparently Professor Peter Higgs has described Richard Dawkins as concentrating "his attacks on fundamentalists. But there are many believers who are just not fundamentalists" (Source). …Continue
At 20 years old, I applied for and was accepted into a local bible college. I was slated to begin studying at the beginning of September 1994 but due to some difficult life-circumstances, I had to delay my start-of-study date until January 1995.Continue
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Leaving aside the issue of jargon, or as I quickly came to call it, "Christian-ese," I pressed on to bigger and better things. It seemed to me that so much of the Christian life was to be experienced. That was an obstacle to me that I decided I had to get past: much of my life up to that point was lived deflecting first-hand experience because, psychologically, it meant being vulnerable to disappointments and pains that I wasn't prepared to endure.
I became a Christian at the age of 18. Life before that was a hodge-podge of classes in New Age ideas, transcendental meditation, dabbles into demonology, and a few brief but dull bursts into the Anglican church.
I recall being about 8 years old and asking my dad to take me to church. He was obliging, even gave me my first bible and had me baptised. But after teaching myself how to spell more compicated words by using the hymnal, I decided that, well, maybe church wasn't for…
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