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Curly Questions
Thursday, 30 August 2018 17:05
Curly Questions

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 09:05

 

  1. Doubt that we are physically resurrected – feel that Jesus was spiritually resurrected. RS
  2. How can we be understanding / accepting of violence / injustice? T
  3. How do we make sense of God and Jesus – I am not sure if my faith should be equally directed to both or one. TCH
  4. How much has the church/Bible/Jesus been transformed or manipulated by the Catholic church – e.g. Mary, the Dead Sea Scrolls, etc, etc TCH
  5. Q: How do I believe in miracles? A: Perhaps a para-olympian competing in the Gold Coast is a miracle. RS
  6. How can I explain my faith to those I meet who do not believe in Jesus as God’s son? SCL
  7. How can my doubting faith compete with the confidence of evidentiary science? Particularly with confident, reasoning science? RS
  8. Why do bad things happen to good / innocent people? How do we stay strong in faith? T
  9. Why do some humans hate what they don’t understand? PAW
  10. I enjoy the community of our church. I doubt that I have or believe in true faith. SCL
  11. Why do so many forms of religion flourish? PAW
  12. Without empirical evidence, why should I have faith? RS
  13. Why is Christ’s rise from the tomb so important – let’s concentrate on examples of Godly living RS
  14. I don’t have any doubts in my faith, however there are certainly times when things happen that I don’t understand, but I trust God for His wisdom as it is far greater than mine. SCL
  15. “The curtain of the temple was torn in two.” Please expand on the significance of this statement to Jews. TCH
  16. Without questions there can be no hope of answers. SCL
  17. How can I answer those who follow Richard Dawkins’s “philosophy”? RS
  18. Is God there with sick and suffering children? t
  19. The seven days of creation: The word “day” could be millions of years for each day? RS
  20. How can I experience God? SCL

 


And here are the grouping criteria I'm using.

 

  • RS – Religion and Science  (6)
  • SCL - Spirituality and Christian Living (5)
  • TCH - Theology and Church History (3)
  • T – Theodicy (3)
  • PAW - People Are Weird (2)