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Hooray For Catholicism.

I read a post that talked about how much the catholic church has been a friend to science and the arts and cited examples like the father of the big bang being a catholic priest and various catholics who have … Continue reading

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The Bible As A Historical Document/Allegory.

I gave the following response to someone about the bible which I thought contained some interesting info.  The response I got was just scripture saying the bible is infallible…  Oh well.  I thought I’d share the comment anyway:   “One … Continue reading

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New Science Supports The Adam And Eve Account.

Well, unless you’re a fundamentalist that is.  A literal interpretation of the garden of eden story isn’t supported by science, but if you take it loosely or as an allegory the main thrust of it actually is remarkably close to … Continue reading

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Why It’s Good That We’re Not A Christian Nation.

I’ve been thinking about the dickish insistence that we’re a christian nation (which is to say it’s always put to atheists in a dickish, condescending way, not an academic, historical way) and here are some of my thoughts.  One, we’re … Continue reading

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How Much Of The New Testament Is Jesus Talking?

In the radio show I called into the other day (link in my last blog) I said that paul invented what we call christianity more than jesus did and the two christians on the line balked at it as though … Continue reading

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The 3/4 Christian History No One Knows About.

Below is part of a response to someone in the comment section of my last blog about the history and origins of christianity as a religion, much of which very few people in america know anything about.  To hear modern … Continue reading

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