The Rapidian

Opinion

Ethics and Religion Talk: What are the Benefits of Religion?

Submitted 07-20-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “What are the benefits of someone choosing to practice a religion?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God Calling Out To You?

Submitted 07-13-2020 under OPINION

This week, I asked our panel to respond to an essay by the Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church entitled, “LISTEN! GOD IS CALLING!”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Does Religion Spread?

Submitted 07-06-2020 under OPINION

Genevieve asks, “How is religion spread? I mean clearly not everyone goes door to door knocking, or acts as sort of a missionary, so is it acceptable to try and convert others? And if not, how does your religion spread?”

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Can You Find Hope in a Small Town?

Submitted 07-02-2020 under OPINION

Can you find hope in a small town even when the odds seem stacked against you?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are those who took own life resurrected?

Submitted 06-29-2020 under OPINION

Elba asks, “Are there any sins so terrible that one loses the privilege of resurrection? Is suicide one of them?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the place of Religious Institutions in Society?

Submitted 06-22-2020 under OPINION

What do you feel is the place of church in society?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Which Religion is the most correct?

Submitted 06-15-2020 under OPINION

Is your religion more correct than the rest? Why or why not?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Does Atonement Work?

Submitted 06-08-2020 under OPINION

What needs to be done in order for a bad deed to be fully atoned for?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Can we have both Justice and Peace?

Submitted 06-01-2020 under OPINION

My tradition teaches, Tzedek, Tzedek, Tirdof, “Justice, justice, shall you pursue!” My tradition also instructs me to be ohev shalom v’rodef shalom, “a lover of peace and a pursuer of peace.”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: The Morality of Politics

Submitted 05-25-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “Do you think that one political group, wing or ideology is more moral than another?”

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