Can I Define “Spiritual”? Can You Explain Prophecy?**

This week I have had several debates on Twitter about my book.  A number of skeptics have been challenging my thesis that religious practices promote mental health and function.  As I have pointed out repeatedly, this is more than a religious teaching; it is also a scientific finding—one that is being taken very seriously by the […]

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The Beginning of Wisdom Is the Fear of the LORD

[Nahum 1:2–6  (RSV)]: 2The LORD is a jealous God and avenging,  the LORD is avenging and wrathful;  the LORD takes vengeance on his adversaries and keeps wrath for his enemies.  3The LORD is slow to anger and of great might, and the LORD will by no means clear the guilty. His way is in whirlwind […]

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