Three kinds of faith

In my frequent discussions with atheists, I often see faith referred to in a very negative light, and I realize that we are talking about different but equally valid definitions of faith. Here’s a quick reference that will help you define what you’re talking about....

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REVIEW: Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Whitney

In Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (1991), Don Whitney provides a thorough and thoughtful catalog of the many possible and prescribed disciplines of the Christian path. He provides not only the scriptural parameters and warrants for the various disciplines, but also clarifications and instructions,...

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REVIEW: Why Religion Matters by Huston Smith

In The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief (2006), Huston Smith (d. 2016), the lifelong religion scholar and Professor of Philosophy argues for the ongoing importance of religion despite modern trends towards disbelief and materialism. Though…

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Devotion and Marriage

Paul the apostle chose celibacy in order to have all of his time and energy to serve spiritual ends. This is just a practical reality. Augustine found this out, and later became a celibate monk (his friends were married, he was not).

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