Archive for September, 2011

Literal Interpretation of Scripture (2011-9-13)

Fiddler on the Roof is a musical whose story centers on a Jewish father who is living in Tsarist Russia back in 1905. He has several daughters and is trying to fight off an onslaught of outside influences, while maintaining his families Jewish traditions. One song in the musical has everyone in the family basically […]

Oh Buddha… (2011-9-1)

Bronze Buddha Idol in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco   Eastern religions like Buddhism are extremely interesting to study, mostly because their beliefs (no offense) are so completely preposterous. For instance, Zen Buddhists believe that reality along with our experiences are illusionary. If that belief is true, then why do Buddhists still look both ways […]