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Entries for November, 2009


Communication…dialogue…conversation  — these are not necessarily words that are used in conjunction with understanding theology.  Too often, theology is set into codes, creeds, confessions and formats that serve to squelch dialogue about the particular issues.  While many would view this as a good thing, giving us a firm foundation for our faith, it can often […]


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Prayer As a Weapon

A rather recent news article about an unnamed school in the eastern US prompted this episode.  Ray and Steve discuss the use of prayer as a weapon in public (not Christian-specific) settings, and whether or not prayer should ever be used in that form of making one’s point. As often happens in the discussions on […]


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