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Philosophy: Holism

Science and religion… are friends, not foes, in the common quest for knowledge. Some people may find this surprising, for there’s a feeling throughout our society that religious belief is outmoded, or downright impossible, in a scientific age. I don’t … Continue reading Continue reading

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Losing our religion

Worldview Item of the Day

I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”

Romans 1:16-17

The recently published American Religious Identification Survey (.pdf) reports that many American people’s self-identification as being associated with a certain religion has declined significantly since 1990 and 2001. While religious self-identification is not a measure of faith, the survey serves to reinforce an idea that has been anecdotally obvious to faithful people who are paying attention for some time: the number of faithful are declining. […] Continue reading

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