One of the posts which established the current direction of my blog. Still pretty good.
An old friend from high school and college just asked me some rather deep question about my religious experience and beliefs. I thought that they were interesting enough to share, both the questions and my answers. For reference, I was raised in an Evangelical Church (Presbyterian); became an atheist when I went to college; began practicing Buddhism later in college and developing it significantly in the Marine Corps, where I was stationed in Japan for three years; turned to Gnosticism later as a more symbolically-familiar system of mystagogy; and eventually returned to Christianity through the Episcopal Church, although with a strongly mystical/Gnostic outlook.
I have a question, in your switch to Christianity. I was wondering did you just one day say I believe. Where before it was the absence of belief.
When I was a child, of course, I never thought to questions the teachings of the Presbyterian Church…
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