Bible

Big list of sin!

by Todd Hebert

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sin (noun) – an offense against religious or moral law b: an action that is or is felt to be highly reprehensible Generally speaking, sin is a relative term that really has no meaning. If there is a god, I’m willing to bet he feels the same. A set list of dos and don’ts with […]

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I walked in with a six-pack. “Oh, yeah!” my mom said. After an hour of chit-chat, potato chips and two MGDs (my parents were still nursing their first), there was a lull in the conversation and I jumped in. “So…I wanted to talk to you guys about religion.” My dad’s eyes somehow perked up and […]

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My religious right friends, listen up. On November 6th, Maine, Maryland, and Washington state will vote on legislation to allow marriage equality for all committed couples. Progressive religious voices and civil rights groups are working hard to help achieve this human right, moving us closer to our nation’s promise of equality and justice for all. […]

Darwin is the Devil!

by Todd Hebert

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Growing up in an ultra-conservative sect of Christianity, I believed Charles Darwin to be a monster. Pure evil. A tool used by the devil to discredit God and the Bible. I knew nothing about Mr. Darwin, mind you. The only thing I knew about his evil theory was that humans supposedly evolved from apes. It […]

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Do unto others?

by Todd Hebert

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“Do unto others as you would have others do unto you,” said Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount in Matthew. The Jewish Talmud, in Shabbat 31a, says, “What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man.” Muslim Prophet Muhammad said, “That which you want for yourself, seek for mankind.” Siddartha Gautama (Buddha) […]

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