Good chocolate

December 8th, 2022

Chocolate bar

Our chocolate buying and eating habits can make an enormous difference, good or bad, to families living on the other side of the world.

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Does beauty point to God?

November 29th, 2022

Purplle silk flowers

It doesn’t seem necessary for humans to be able to appreciate beauty to survive, so does our aesthetic sense point to God?

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Visions and supernatural experiences: are they real?

November 3rd, 2022

Woman wondering

People see visions of Jesus or angels, or receive visitations from recently departed relatives. Can we believe these reports?

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When was the New Testament written?

October 7th, 2022

John & the gospel he wrote

Historians ask who wrote the New Testament books, when they wrote them, and why, to help make judgments about their accuracy. A new book examines this.

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World’s biggest religion?

September 25th, 2022

What is the world’s largest religion? Which one is growing the fastest? Is religion in decline? What is the future of religious belief? These questions are of interest to many people, believers and unbelievers alike. Some answers are easy to guess, some may be a little more surprising. Here’s the latest information and predictions. Biggest […]

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Christian belief about Jesus: how do we know what we know?

September 7th, 2022

Man in library

How do we know the truth about Jesus? If the evidence isn’t as clear as scientific evidence, should we believe it?

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Is altruism really good for you?

August 14th, 2022

Volunteers

Altruism benefits the giver as well as the recipient, and religious beliefs and practices tend to promote altruism. But there are better and worse forms of altruism.

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Can humans be reduced to atoms and electro-chemical processes?

August 4th, 2022

Diagram of brain

An article by a prominent neuroscience researcher argues against a materialistic approach to brain and mind. What can we learn from him?

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The universe – stranger than we could imagine

July 21st, 2022

Carina nebula

The more we learn about our universe, and the forces and particles that form it, the more weird it seems.

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If there’s a God, what next?

June 27th, 2022

Women reading map

What difference would it make if you came to believe God exists? What would you do differently?

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