Do We Want to Believe Jesus was God?

A PERSONAL POINT OF VIEW An essential underlying question about Jesus that isn’t commonly propounded to the inquisitive, erudite atheist, or the open-minded agnostic, is—-is there any part of us that wants to believe Jesus was God? Would it be off-putting to believe such a thing? Is it the science behind God in human form that… Read More Do We Want to Believe Jesus was God?

Spiritual Peripheries: The War Between Nihilism and Faith

HEAVY SPIRITUAL BURDEN For several weeks now, I have been experiencing a heavy spiritual burden that has had me vacillating between disbelief, and the hope that the pieces of my faith will eventually fall back into place. From the buoyancy of this ambivalence comes the need to understand the roots of faith itself. What do… Read More Spiritual Peripheries: The War Between Nihilism and Faith

Recognizing the Broken Soul In the Mystery Of Faith

Before I received Jesus into my life, I was an atheist; and before I was an atheist, I was raised Catholic in a very traditional church where repetition seemed more sacred than relationship, and repentance more emphasized than forgiveness or grace. The concept of God always seemed one-dimensional, and never pulled at me during those… Read More Recognizing the Broken Soul In the Mystery Of Faith