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The Archive Project is our attempt to gather various writings on the subject of Christian Deism to provide a resource for study and reflection. Please contact us if you have writings or essays that you feel should be included.

What Am I?

The very fact that we are alive leads each of us upon a quest…
June 4, 2011/by John

What Is Natural Theology?

The word "theology" comes from two Greek words, "theos" meaning…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Natural Religion of Jesus

Each of us came into existence through no decision or action…
June 4, 2011/by John

Love Your Neighbor

The way that God, our Creator, intends for us to live is known…
June 4, 2011/by John

How Can You Love God?

In the time of Jesus, the Jewish religion placed many obligations…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Kingdom Of God

The basic message from Jesus is, "The time is fulfilled,…
June 4, 2011/by John

Repentance and Forgiveness

  When Jesus preached the gospel, "The kingdom of…
June 4, 2011/by John

What Is The Gospel?

The word "Gospel" means "good news." The good news is given through…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Theology of Paul

What you usually hear about Jesus today in churches and on TV…
June 4, 2011/by John

What’s In A Creed?

Every church has a creed. A creed is a set of religious beliefs…
June 4, 2011/by John

A Man Named Jesus

I view Jesus as a human being, like you and me, but living in…
June 4, 2011/by John

Who was Jesus?

This essay is written in response to readers who have asked me…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Cross and the Empty Tomb

The "gospel" according to Paul focused on the "crucifixion and…
June 4, 2011/by John

Understanding the Four Gospels

We do not know who wrote the "Gospels" of Matthew, Mark, Luke,…
June 4, 2011/by John

Deism and Cultural Religions

"Deism" is a name given to the only religion that is known to…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Religion of The Golden Rule

CHRISTIAN DEISM: RELIGION OF THE GOLDEN RULE Deism is natural…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Language of Christian Deism

Religious beliefs are expressed in words. Since a word may have…
June 4, 2011/by John

What Is A Christian Deist?

A deist is a person who believes that God designed and created…
June 4, 2011/by John

An Overview of Christian Deism

How you live your life and the happiness you find are largely…
June 4, 2011/by John

“Deist” and “Christian Deist”

Recently, a college student wrote to me, asking, "What is the…
June 4, 2011/by John

Creed of A Christian Deist

A creed is a statement of beliefs. From the title above, you…
June 4, 2011/by John

History of Christian Deism

In the 17th century CE (Christian Era or Common Era), in England,…
June 4, 2011/by John

Edward Herbert: What Is Truth?

In 1624, an Englishman named Edward Herbert (also known as…
June 4, 2011/by John

John Locke, Christian Deist

In the early history of deism, four names stand out: Edward Herbert…
June 4, 2011/by John

Matthew Tindal, Christian Deist

In 1730, a Christian deist named Matthew Tindal wrote a book…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Importance of Beliefs

(NOTE TO READER: This essay is based on two religious documents…
June 4, 2011/by John

Dr. Thomas Young, Early American Deist

Dr. Thomas Young (1731-1777), a prominent physician and patriot…
June 4, 2011/by John

Christian Deism as a Personal Religion

I have received e-mail from individuals whose personal beliefs…
June 4, 2011/by John

Practicing Christian Deism

Deism is based on the premise that life is a gift. A gift is…
June 4, 2011/by John

Bible Study and Prayer

I have written other essays relating to the practice of Christian…
June 4, 2011/by John

Christmas and Easter

This essay is written in response to email from readers who asked,…
June 4, 2011/by John

What About Hell?

This essay is written in response to email asking "What do Christian…
June 4, 2011/by John

The Christian Deists: Christians Without Churches

People often ask, "Why don't Christian deists have churches?" The…
June 4, 2011/by John

Getting Together as Christian Deists

Christian Deism is basically a personal religion that is practiced…
June 4, 2011/by John

Religious Education for Children

I have received a number of letters from parents asking how their…
June 4, 2011/by John
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