Thinking about the task necessary for the identification of the true moral and thus free belief in an historical belief (the Christian).
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Musing on Kant’s conception for his work on rational religion and how the atonement aspects relate with the thinking of John Wesley. Not proofread.
Continue May 4, 2013
Kant considers Christianity to be fundamentally a moral religion, while Islam is extortionist. A discussion of this along with other concerns about Islam, and how Christianity and Islam can both assure the world that neither Christian nor Muslim may understand any alleged communication from God as calling for something understood to be immoral, e.g., the slaying of innocent children.
Continue April 30, 2013
Watching as a youth falls from his paradise and stands before the gates of hell. And then the gates open, and what does he find?
Continue March 18, 2013
Here I am inspired by Kant’s thinking on Jesus and the human and am toying with how Jesus could be presented as a model for every human, i.e., not so much as a divine being, but as another person who did what all people are called to do, but who do not. If we make Jesus a God we may love and worship him, but we will not emulate him.
Continue March 15, 2013
This earlier reflection seems apropos at this time. While we have been attentive to Islam for a while, now thanks to Governor Romney some attention is being turned to Mormonism. And there are interesting parallels between the reports of the revelation of Mohammed and Joseph Smith. And since they are contradictory, how can we tell which, if either, is reporting facts and not dreams or concoctions?
Continue August 20, 2012
Playing with Jesus’ own thinking with regard to the plight of mankind and what remedy was needed. Ties in with the merging of the worlds of nature and morals as described in the previous posting.
Continue April 16, 2012
Playing with Kant’s notion of a unification or agreement of a World of Nature and a World of Morals, especially with regard to the blinking at the world.
Continue April 12, 2012
Taking a hint from Kant I am musing and dreaming about a unification of the present world and the moral world of the Highest Good.
Continue April 7, 2012
God unfolds to his angels a creation which they are not able to understand and yet who see it as a fact before their eyes. Inspired and unedited.
Continue March 9, 2012