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Questioning Faith

Where Is the Faith?

Rumni Saha | Posted 12.03.2014 | Religion
Rumni Saha

I must confess that I greatly envy those who are able to hold on to their faith firmly no matter what may come. I want to believe; yet can't especially in the light of recent tragedies. Where is that just and loving being that has the power to love me in this life and the next? Where is my faith?

Line of Questioning

Kristin Shaw | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

"Mama, is God a girl?" Looking down the road, I can see that the questions are only going to increase and get more and more interesting. Years of explanations and serious conversations unfold in front of me, and I wonder how well I will do.

'I Struggled With Faith After Witnessing Death'

| Posted 02.04.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

This I Believe: Faith v. Philosophy

The Student Review | Posted 05.28.2012 | College
The Student Review

Deep insecurities and fears of alienation kept me from asking the hard questions. However, when philosophy gave me the tools to submit my beliefs to more intellectual scrutiny, I became ready for the deeper, more honest conversion God was willing to give.

The More I Follow Jesus, The Less I Like His Teaching

Derek Flood | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Derek Flood

Now what makes this even more complicated is the fact that most of the statements about Hell found in the Bible are said by Jesus. The one who is leading me to question Hell, seems to be the very one who teaches it.

A Questioning Faith: Where Is God When We Hurt?

Derek Flood | Posted 10.22.2011 | Religion
Derek Flood

God has created us to recognize the injustice and emptiness and long for something more. God did not have to make us this way. God could have made us like fish, but he didn't. Why is that?

Re-imagining God In The 21st Century

Jeffrey Small | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

What symbols or metaphors might we use to open our minds to a new way of thinking about God that works in the 21st century?

Moving Beyond A Human Image Of God

Jeffrey Small | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

The view of God as a supernatural being like us, only more powerful, is one of the principal reasons behind the rise of atheism in the Western world and the spiritual apathy of many people today.

Questioning My Faith

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tom Matlack

Even in my most desperate moments, when I was ready to embrace religion, I still couldn't figure out which one I belonged to.

People Of Faith Should Be Grateful For Doubt

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

Without doubt, life would simply be a series of packaged assumptions, none of them tested, none of them sure, and all of them belonging not to us, but to someone else whose truth we have made our own.

Deepak Chopra Debates Existence Of Higher Power With Skeptics On ABC's Nightline (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Egos clashed on ABC's Nightline when modern-day guru Deepak Chopra entered a week-long debate against arch athiest Dr. Michael Shermer. The debate was...