Big enough God

Religion possesses unbelievable power. It can offer meaning, shape culture and transform lives in the best of ways. But when something possesses the power to perform good, it can also contain the power to do harm. A bit like ammonium nitrate, which can fertilize a soybean crop with valuable nitrogen or blow up a federal building in a crowded city center, religion has the potential to evoke beauty or wreak havoc.

 

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