Sermons tagged with ‘israel’

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When Worlds Collapse

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If you want to create a god who is a winner, who survives, create a god who is self-obsessed and demands exclusive loyalty and takes no prisoners.

There are, of course, nuances. Many Christians, Jews, and Muslims today would not understand their own faith in such exclusive terms, and thank human reason for that.

The heart and soul of these religions is their exclusivism.

It is an exclusivism that allowed them to survive but also threatens life on Earth.

Making Deals With God

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Life is a struggle, a competition, a wrestling match, a lover’s quarrel between light and dark, yin and yang, male and female, life and death, mortality and immortality, Jacob and Yahweh.