It might surprise you to learn that the Old Testament is not set in a world of monotheism. This is not to say that the Old Testament teaches the existence of other gods (see Isaiah 45:5; 43:11), but simply that it was written in a
In 1995, Joan Osborne burst onto the musical world stage with her wildly popular debut single One of Us.The song touches on various aspects of theism and how the listener might relate to God. Would the listener call God by name, if he had one?
Dan Stevenson is a resident of Oakland, California who rose to local fame in 1999 when he used epoxy and rebar to secure a statue of Buddha to a traffic median outside his house. For some time, he had been complaining to local authorities that
Psalm 29 offers not the slightest hint as to its historical circumstances. We are told only that it is a Psalm of David. Its message, however, is clear: Yahweh stands supreme over lesser gods. David writes, “Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings, ascribe to