HELLBOUND?

Listen to internet radio with Voice In The Dead Woods on BlogTalkRadio I have listened to the above “Hellbound?” interview in Voice in the Dead Woods website. Overall, I think it was a great interview that introduces the movie documentary which itself analyses how the word “hell” was introduced into the christian religion, and how…

“I know when you sit down and when you rise up.” Psalm 139:2

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” Ralph Waldo Emerson The name of the essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson looks familiar, and I remember quoting him saying “Earth laughs in flowers”. I learnt from Wikipedia that he led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century,…

Made in the image of Love – Returning to our innocence

Originally posted on Soul Writings:
Wake Up & Remember‘ I was recently told of an African tribe that does the most beautiful thing. When someone does something hurtful and wrong, they take the person to the center of town, and the entire tribe comes and surrounds him. For two days they’ll tell the man every…

Where did the sin theology come from?

Is “original sin” originally a christian theology? I think the early Christians must have borrowed (and adapted or modified) the idea of “original sin” from Judaism. I have come to see the christian bible as a collection of myths borrowed from various ancient cultures, and somewhere along the way thousands of years ago, the Jews…

hookers, criminals

“I’d rather hang out with hookers, criminals and other “sinners” than with those who put on the mask of religion”. – Joshua Guild I can relate to Joshua Guild’s quote as I think that at least the hookers, criminals, “sinners” usually don’t condemn others in the name of god, whereas for those who put on…

The true beauty of revelation

The word “revelation” means “unveiling”. Many of us know that the book of Revelation is the last book of the Bible. But what many of us tend to forget or overlook is that it is a book of signs or symbols. (Revelation 1:1) The book is about the end of the old era and the…