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Does Qantum Physics make it Easier to believe in God?
Not in any direct way. That is, it doesn’t provide an argument for the existence of God.  But it does so indirectly, by providing an argument against the philosophy called materialism (or “physicalism”), which is the main intellectual opponent of belief in God in today’s world.

None like Him - John Ortberg looks at Jesus' unparalleled impact on human history
From a purely human perspective, the biggest surprise is that Jesus had any influence at all. Normally, if someone's legacy will outlast their life, it's apparent when they die. On the day when Alexander the Great, or Caesar Augustus, or Napoleon, or Socrates, or Muhammad died, their reputations were immense. When Jesus died, his tiny, failed movement appeared clearly at an end. No one would have pronounced Jesus "Most Likely to Posthumously Succeed" on the day of his death.

The business of business - an article about work by Dallas Willard
In any particular society, what is the role of the Soldier, Pastor, Physician, Lawer or Merchant (business person)?  When should those people be willing to die? These are two important questions examined in this article about work and vocation.

David Wanstall, 03/10/2012