>From: John W Burgeson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Jim wrote: "Eventually God will ask us if we 100% believe or 0%."
> I really doubt that. I see Christianity as the establishing of an agape
> love relationship. Whether one "believes 100%" in some statement of
> history does not really seem important to that.
> Soul: Well, God, here I am.
> God: First question. Did you believe 100% in the virgin birth?
> Soul: Well, I didn't disbelieve, but I have to admit I had some doubts.
> God: (pulls the lever).
> See Taylor's "The Myth of Certainty." It should be required reading for
> any Christian who thinks he thinks he thinks. (3 part duplication
Perhaps one character trait of any form of fundamentalism (religious,
political, racial, etc.) is its binary logic: You're either "us" or "them."
Given that approach, the tribal "God" is presumed to be of the same "mind."
Howard Van Till
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