Monthly Archives: November 2014

Why the study of religion is a maze, full of dead ends and bear traps

Neil Godfrey is a blogger who writes mostly on Christian origins at Vridar. As far as I know, he is a librarian who has no formal qualifications in the field. But he is deeply analytical in his approach and frequently … Continue reading

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Favourite Religion Podcasts

Along with following blogs, another way of getting right to the matters you’re really concerned about in today’s time-poor world is podcasts. I listen to podcasts when I’m driving, riding my bike, doing housework, gardening – just about any activity … Continue reading

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The basics of Buddhism: Dukkha and the Four Noble Truths

The doctrine of dukkha is a central concern of the four Noble Truths of Buddhism: 1. There is dukkha. 2. There is a cause of dukkha 3. There is the cessation of dukkha. 4. There is the path leading to … Continue reading

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