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

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

To follow rules or to grow up

And their eyes were open and they were conscious that they had no clothing and they made themselves coats of leaves stitched together. Gen 3:7

God most probably lives outside of time. For sure he is not subject of time. There is nothing but through him. read more

Healing our Wounds

And his disciples put a question to him, saying, Master, was it because of this man’s sin, or the sin of his father and mother, that he has been blind from birth? John 9:2

The story is told that Jesus healed a man that was blind from birth. This story revealed a lot about the nature of man: we need a reason for something bad to happen, and the reason has to be connected to guilt, justice, and punishment. We know that life is not just, but we assume fairness anyhow. read more

A Law of Grace or Being on a Journey

I am ADONAI your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the abode of slavery. Exodus 20:2

These are the words the ten commandments are introduced with. And this is quite important, more important than you think.

Why is this?

Jut give me some time to explain. read more