Is faith simply an invention to help the weak? Is God just a projection of our own needs? Do we simply create the god we need in our own minds?
Many people would suggest that the whole concept of God is a projection of what we feel we lack in life. If we didn’t have a loving father as we grew up we project that into the creation of a ‘loving father god’
We’ve all heard people say the ‘religion is just a crutch for the weak’ but is that really the case?
My regular Wednesday morning guest on 98.5 Sonshine FM is Ross Clifford who is the Principal of Morling College in New South Wales and current President of the Baptist Union of Australia. Each week we chat about a range of issues relating to spirituality and belief.
Yesterday we looked at where the concept of faith being for the weak began and asked whether there is any validity to the argument. We also talked about whether some Christians have misinterpreted the Bible to create a ‘god’ that doesn’t line up with the God of the Bible at all.
Have a listen to our discussion by clicking the play button on the Audio Player at the bottom of this post.
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