Many Christians read the story of Adam and Eve literally. Besides the dozens on arguments one could make against this position (the Earth clearly being older the 6,000 years, the survival of the human race after Adam and Eve only conceived male children, etc.), there is the obvious self-delusion and suspension of common sense Christians … More Atonement for an Allegory?
There is no way you can read the New Testament and not think of Jesus as a separate entity from God and the Holy Spirit. Jesus demonstrates this fact himself, and believes it himself, through his prayers and dialogue with the father (“Father, why have you forsaken me?” or the prayer in the garden of … More Christianity is Polytheistic
I would like to offer two arguments against the virgin birth claim found in the New Testament. In a later post, I will discuss the numerous other gods who were born of a virgin, as well as other attributes similar to Jesus. Stay tuned. Argument #1 According to the Bible, Jesus the Messiah was born … More Jesus Was Not Born of a Virgin – Part 1
I don’t think people would believe the Bible to be true if it were written recently, say, within the last 50, 100, or even 300 years. I think part of the “majesty,” “holiness,” and “profundity” of the Bible is the fact that it was written a few thousand years ago. People can argue that the age … More Would anyone believe the Bible if it were written recently?
Possibly the most important story in Christianity is Jesus’ death. The idea, in short, is that God sacrificed his only son to pay the debt of the sins of the world, and anyone who has faith in Jesus will be granted eternity in heaven. One of the most important verses in the New Testament is John 3:16 … More Jesus Didn’t Truly Die For Our Sins