Christian doctrine and Anthromorphism

Thought Leaders Series:2018 By way of context, anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities. A behaviour which psychologists describe as innate to humans. For example, in religion and mythology, anthropomorphism is the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of human qualities in …

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Lenses

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Through much studies and reflection I have come to realise that leaders of most known faith traditions were trying to reshape the minds of their audience in light of the socioeconomic challenges upon them in their era. For example, Jesus was trying to move the Jews away from some of the …

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The Power of Stories in Shaping and Reshaping our Worldview

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The primary reason why we hold on doctrinal problems is largely because of our Sunday school experience. For example, the idea of an angry God who requires the brutal death and blood of his incarnate son in order to reconcile with his creation is a major doctrine in Christian settings. Consequently, …

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No Miracles for The Black Race

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Transatlantic Slave trade took place from the 16th to the 19th centuries. As a footnote, for those of us familiar with European history, this was the same era of the Reformation. In fact the Reformation kicked off in 1517 and ended around 1648. This begs the question if the Reformation was …

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Being Human

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Religion recognises a metaphysical dimension, as such, human challenges are often explained employing the concept of causes and effects, largely, as agency of either God or Satan. In fact in earlier development of Judaism we see both good and evil coming from God, and Satan or the devil acting as an …

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