Correspondent Truth vs Coherent Truth – What’s the difference?
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Dave: “You have no right to tell someone their religious belief is wrong! It’s their
Jeff: At least that’s what some people say.
Dave: Should people be allowed to believe whatever they want?
Jeff: Well, sure they can believe whatever they want! But that doesn’t necessarily
mean they are right.
Dave: If someone wants to believe 2 + 2 = 7, they can. Of course, that particular
belief is wrong.
Jeff: We know that TRUTH exists when we deal with math, science and many
other day-today things like “Don’t walk in front of a bus.”
Dave: But too often people throw out the concept of truth being right or wrong,
when we get to religion.
Jeff: We know 2 + 2 = 4. We know that the sum of the angles in a triangle is 180˚.
Dave: We do?
Jeff: Now, what if there really is just one God –
Dave: And what if Jesus really was that one son of God?
Jeff: That would be true. And religious beliefs that did not line up with that would
Dave: “Right and wrong” – “true and false” – they aren’t curse words!