Knowing God and the Book of Job

You’ve probably heard the saying “the patience of Job.” At the beginning of the book named after him in the Bible, Job is described as a man fully committed to God. However, after he loses his ten children, all his wealth, and his health, he isn’t very patient.                                        Job’s problem with his great suffering is that he and his three friends …

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Answer Hindus: Novel Divided Together 2104

How can you talk with people who believe in different planes of existence, karma, reincarnation, and being one with the universe? These ideas have become increasingly prominent in western culture coming from Hinduism in India.  This mystery novel has the Christian criminologist Farhan paired with a Hindu criminologist named Sai Das. They battle white-collar criminals while they discuss their differing beliefs during brainstorming sessions. In A.D. 2104 America, the country has shifted from the influence of atheism to Hinduism or …

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Answer Muslims: Divided Together 2084

Do you want suspense, humor, and thoughtfulness in the same book? The title of Divided Together 2084 shows that in this mystery novel, two criminologists, a Christian and a Muslim, team up in their attempts to catch violent criminals, while they discuss their differing beliefs. Thus, it is a thoughtful mystery novel. It is set in a fictional A.D. 2084 Muslim country as an echo of George Orwell’s novel 1984.   I apologize that I wasn’t able to find a …

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Eye of God Nebula--God has his say in his creation.

How are God and the universe related?

During the present pandemic, I’ve been watching the whole Star Wars series of movies. At this point, I’ve finished episode four, the first one that was made. I’m watching them as research for writing my next novel. I find the emphasis on the Force to be fascinating. For example, the Force has two sides, the Jedi on the good side and the evil, dark side with the Sith and Darth Vader. In Star Wars II, the observation is made that …

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