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Realist or Idealist?

A realist is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been purified. A skeptic is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been burned.

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Atheism, East and West

In spite of the conflict between them, the two ideologies that officially operate on the two sides of the Iron Curtain have this in common: they are both ...

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Doubters in the Fold

Apparently it's expected that candid confessions of uncertainty [by churchmen] will attract into the church other doubters who will contribute generously ...

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Skepticism Gets in the Way

Skepticism gets in the way of prayer. It can create barriers in my intimacy with God.

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Diehard One

"The most extraordinary thing about the 20th century was the failure of God to die. The collapse of mass religious belief, especially among the educated ...

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Hopeless Death of Carl Sagan

Jerry Adler writes in Newsweek:

[Carl] Sagan was fascinated by the phenomenon that educated adults, with the wonders of science manifest all around them, ...

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Death Comes Calling

Robert Hughes, art critic for


, reflects on his car crash and his struggle to survive and recover:

Samuel Johnson once said the prospect of being ...

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Atheistic Journalist

In The Case for Christ, former Chicago Tribune journalist Lee Strobel, who is now a pastor, writes:

For much of my life I was a skeptic. In fact, I considered ...

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A Plan for Everyone

Simon Birch (a movie based on the novel A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving) is the story of a 12-year-old boy named Simon Birch who, despite his physical ...

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Secondhand Doubters

We hear so much criticism from skeptics about what they often brand as "secondhand faith." It is implied that many people believe in God only because ...

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