We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
The author of Ephesians makes the point that in Christ the barriers between God and humanity, and the artificial barriers that people have put up against each other are destroyed.
They also found evidences of the battle between the Roman forces and the Jewish rebels, which resulted in the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70.
“His writings made theism a serious option within academic philosophy”, the John Templeton Foundation says. Plantinga hopes “the Prize will encourage young philosophers.”
The motion condemns Israel on several issues regarding Jerusalem and its holy sites. Due to Israeli efforts, no European country backed the motion.
The Canadian philosopher received the prize for his work at L’Arche, a network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together
The church is built out of ice blocks cut from a the Balea lake. Temple is at an altitude of 2,000 metres and only reachable by cable.