Tag: faith

19
Apr
2022

True Faith

True Faith After doubting all you can,and resolving these doubts best you can,what remains is true faith… Truth and faith…

26
Jun
2019

Razor #5: Hitchens’ Razor

Hitchens’ Razor: What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence. Thought: The burden to create faith must…

16
Feb
2017

3 Provisions

More on these terms at http://purelanders.com/2015/12/30/往生净土三资粮-the-three-provisions-for-rebirth-in-pure-land #ssCalligraphy

05
Jan
2015

The Absent Creator’s Redundant Saviour

Above is a page from ‘Jerusalem: Chronicles From The Holy City’ by Guy Delisle, that reminds us of how much…

21
Mar
2013

Saved By God?: Super Short Story (199)

Super Short Story (199): Saved By God? He saved her because he believed they are children of the same God,…

30
Jan
2013

Placebo: Super Short Story (173)

Super Short Story (173): Placebo Having heard that a certain food is supposed to be chock-full of nutrients, it has…

18
Dec
2012

Super Short Story (146): Arguments After The Predictably Mostly Uneventful 21.12.12

Super Short Story (146): Arguments After The Predictably Uneventful 21.12.12 He claimed it was those who believed there was likely…

15
Nov
2012

What Is Holy?

Interesting dialogues from the movie ‘Verbo’: Sara: Our history teacher told us something. A big mess in the Church a…

05
Sep
2012

Super Short Story (23): Homewreckers

Why be a homewrecker, she thought, by being a third-party? And why risk being with him, who wrecks his own…

31
May
2012

One With Reality

Q: How do you know that the Buddha’s teachings is the truth? A: Through active learning, practising, testing and questioning the teachings….

31
May
2012

Another Arbitrary Test?

From the graphic novel ‘Americus’ by MK Reed and Jonathan Hill is this amusing frame. According to the Bible, everything arose…

25
Aug
2011

The Scripture Koan

This is a chat on the article ‘Whose Buddhism is the Truest’ at http://www.tricycle.com/feature/whose-buddhism-truest : J: Who cares? These scholars are…

24
May
2011

Unpriestly Priests

In the movie ‘Priest’, the heroes are the denounced priests who go against the church, despite the repressive ones in…

10
Aug
2010

‘Lots’ of Advice

Q: Some Buddhists like to cast lots, e.g. at Guanyin temples. Are these lots’ words from Guanyin Bodhisattva? A: There…

08
Mar
2010

‘A Serious Man’ with Serious Doubts?

‘A Serious Man’ is a seriously quirky yet enjoyable award-winning black comedy that centres on the nature of faith in…

23
Nov
2009

Poll Analysis: Would You Marry Someone of Another Religion?

Here is an analysis of the poll question ‘Would You Marry Someone of Another Religion?’ As of today, the results…

07
Sep
2009

Peace Kidnapped

In the graphic novel version of ‘Kidnapped’ by Robert Louis Stevenson (adapted by Alan Grant, illustrated by Cam Kennedy), the…

02
Sep
2009

Faith

I don’t have faith that there is an all-forgiving God because the last time he lost faith in us… he…

31
Aug
2009

Pilgrimage to Pure Land

Venerable Faxian is one of the great pilgrim translators who travelled from China to India to retrieve many precious sutras….

06
Jul
2009

Is Superman an Angel?

In ‘Superman: Redemption’ (by Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza and Walt Simonson), Superman hears the desperate prayers of an old lady…