When I listen to atheists preach the bible, which is very common these days, they use the same biblical stories as theists, but the meaning taken from these stories is very different for the…Continue
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I started reading Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov the other day and came across the following. It was spoken by Smerdyakov (pg.203):
" Oh, nothing. God created light on the first day, and the sun, moon, and stars on the fourth day. Where did the light come from on the first day?"
Just thought I'd put it up here in case somebody ever wanted to use it.
I've been going to church now for 2 years, initially to help out after the weekly BBQ, washing the dishes and sometimes turning the community compost heap. Then I started talking to a harmless retired guy, who has alzheimer's, and this turned into a bible study group, run by a pastor. During the bible group, I mostly sit back and listen and comment when asked for an opinion.
Everything was fine until this week, when we started to talk about spirits. Previously we had only ever talked…Continue