The strength of religious belief is prodigious. People dedicate their lives, not eat certain foods (or not eat at all), refrain from sex, even sacrifice their lives—all for...
To some, personal religious experience is the best evidence of the existence of God. To others, such emotion-based beliefs can only reflect crowd-induced illusions or...
In every generation, some religious believers imagine their time to be the end time. Why is this so? What makes the end time so compelling, even intoxicating? What...
Why are the arts so deeply embedded in religious settings and services? How do the arts work in religious spaces and activities? What are differences among the arts, say...
How to comprehend religious doctrines, specifically Christian doctrines? Systematic theology seeks to organize, categorize, describe, explain, analyze and compare the...
Religious belief is everywhere. Why so pervasive, ubiquitous across diverse human cultures? What motivates the universal belief in things we cannot see? Some say the reason...
Is there a relationship between diverse arts and belief in God? Can the arts express or encourage religious belief? If so, can it be validated?
What is the relationship between experiencing art and experiencing God? Can the arts generate or trigger religious experience? If so, can it be validated?
Humanity’s diverse religions have deeply opposing beliefs that conflict and contradict. How then to claim that any one is the ‘true religion’? How to...