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When the Truth Hurts
August 7, 2013
Author: Ruth Rosen

Even if it’s true that Jesus is messiah, what does it matter? Why should absolute truth affect us personally? The following is an excerpt from Ruth Rosen’s article “Truth Hurts,” published in ISSUES in July 2011. Few people would actually maintain a belief that there is no absolute truth if that idea was pushed to…

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Is Nothing Sacred? Questioning Assumptions, Past and Present
November 1, 2003

A commentary on Douglas Ruskoff’s religious reflections in Nothing Sacred, which focuses on his view of God as unknowable, Judaism as iconoclastic, abstract in its monotheism, and a religion of social justice.

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Taking the Red Pill: Beyond the Matrix to Real Life
May 1, 2003

Exploring biblical themes from the context of the film, the Matrix.””

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Tolerance, Schmolerance!
March 1, 2000
Author: David M.

How today’s re-definition of tolerance enables us to avoid important truths. Is tolerance acceptable when truth is on the line?

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Truth Hurts
July 1, 1993
Author: Ruth Rosen

Hearing the truth can hurt. We admit it jestingly, but the old axiom has more meaning than most people want to know. When the truth hurts, one must choose either to endure pain or avoid truth—a distressing choice. The result? “The truth is heavy, therefore its bearers are few” (emphasis supplied).1 Few want to see…

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