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Comment author: pnrjulius 19 May 2012 05:05:21AM 3 points [-]

But we can clearly identify what we mean by the "core" of law (organizing rules for society) and the "core" of academia (collective pursuit of knowledge). No one seems able to agree what the "core" of religion is (not questioning authority?).

Comment author: adjuant 22 October 2017 10:32:58AM *  1 point [-]

I think that the core of religion—that is to say, Christianity—consists of all the things that human beings ought to do.

Our purpose, both in the particular and universal sense, and our ultimate destination.