My true Self

I don’t understand my own behavior—I don’t do what I want to do; instead, I do the very thing I hate! … But if I am doing what “the real me” doesn’t want, it is no longer “the real me” doing it but the sin housed inside me. Romans 7: 15.20 read more

Rethink Christianity

Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it. Pro 22:6

There are two major ways to translate the Hebrew of this verse. And most translations favour one of them. read more

The Story of the World

At the first God made the heaven and the earth. Gen 1:1

Jewish tradition sees the creation of the earth as 10 + 1 stories told. Those 11 stories take the creation through 4 worlds, or better, from the first world into the fourth crossing two.

What are those four worlds? read more

Halakah – the Way

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end. Ecc 3:11

Will we ever, or have we ever figured out all of God’s plan and doings? read more

Subjective and Absolute Truth

Jesus said to him, I am the true and living way: no one comes to the Father but by me. John 14:6

We live in a time where a large part of society doubts the existence of absolute truth.

Modern Truth

Truth today is defined in many ways.

Correspondence theory defines something as true if it corresponds with reality. Semantical truth tells us that truth can only be absolute in formalised systems such als logic, IT, or math. For evidence theory, true is what makes sense, for consensual theory whatever people agree upon. Coherence theory wants coherent models that are derived from statements, while pragmatic empirical theory wants things to be practical. read more