The Bible and Beyond Blog2021-01-28T00:13:24-05:00
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In The Bible and Beyond blog, you’ll read explorations of historical and spiritual questions about Jesus, women, salvation, healing, the meaning of life, and where Christianity came from. This blog, curated by Shirley Paulson and Hal Taussig, opens the conversation that will help us – writers and readers – unlock some of the mysteries from extra-canonical books, forgotten scriptures, so-called “gnostic” gospels, and the Bible.

Read Shirley Paulson’s introductory blog post, “The Big Questions about Jesus, God, Christians, and the Rest of Us,” here.

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Praying in Secret

By |September 14th, 2022|

I think Thunder got it right: we shouldn’t be surprised to discover how spiritual dullness continues to oppose the quest for spiritual understanding. When we pray in secret, we hear by thunder.

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