You know about speed dating. A man and a woman sit down together for 3-8 minutes (depending on how it’s set up) to see if they hit it off, then move to a new table for 3-8 minutes with someone else. Now there is speedfaithing, in which people go to different tables to hear from advocates of different religions, who have 10 minutes to make their case.
After the jump, a news story about speedfaithing in Irvine, California, along with a challenge for you commenters. I’m struck more, though, about the last sentence of the story and what it reveals about what people, including this atheist, think religion is all about. ” ‘I’m a good person,'” says the atheist representative, “‘ and I don’t necessarily need religion to show I’m a good person.’ ” OK. Then there are the Christian tables for all of us bad persons; that is, sinners. [Read more…]