Phoenix of Faith
a book about Leaving the Family Religion
- What if you found out your faith was built upon sand?
- Did humans create religion to support their pre-existing beliefs?
- Is God real? Do you require proof or faith in order to believe?
Belief: (noun) 1. strong or unshakeable belief in something, especially without proof or evidence. (dictionary.com)
According to the Bible's definition: "Faith is the assured expectation of things hoped for, the evident demonstration of realities though not beheld." — Hebrews 11:1 (New World Translation)
About Esther Harrison
After walking away from an antiquated patriarchal belief system, "Phoenix of Faith" author has to admit that some days are better than others. Being "born into" the family religion means that Esther knew no other way of living, other than being frightened into submission.Read more...
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Belief Systems
Following are two thought-provoking essays about understanding the underlying agenda within high-control religions. Asking simple questions is all that is needed to gain an objective view of religious practices and beliefs.
Respect in Religion
Readers have nothing to lose and everything to gain by being honest and open with their self-evaluation of which behaviors are respectful or disrespectful in religion. Here is an example of what I mean. Read more…
Calling all Open Minds! Analyze Your Beliefs
Have you ever watched the movie "The Life of Brian"? Do you remember the occasion where the people figured Brian was their personal messiah? In a moment of complete frustration, Brian told the awestruck people, "You must learn to think for yourselves!" and all the people nodded, and — in perfect head-bobbing harmony — reacted with hypnotic monotone, "We must learn to think for ourselves." That scene demonstrated the astounding capacity of people to turn over their "free will" to a charismatic leader. Read the rest of the article
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