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Being Tyrannized into Sexual Abstinence

Here is a powerful report of a young woman who as a ten-year old girl was subjected to a fundamentalist Christian ceremony in which she vowed to maintain her sexual maturity until her wedding night.   136 more words

Fundamentalism

Bill Maher’s Fundamentalism (Part 2) Certainty About the Unsearchable

*In the first half of this article, I discussed how Bill Maher often uses strawman arguments to ridicule religion and to derail conversations he has with believers. 4,966 more words

Politics

Will Israeli exceptionalism prove deadly for the Jews?

Domestically, the chief allies of American Jewry were once the liberal Protestants; the modern Catholics, whose great achievement was the Second Vatican Council; and progressive secularists. 416 more words

United States

How the Brain Creates the Experience of God

Peter: When I used to read the Bible I sort of assumed that God spoke to the people of old in a very clear way that could not be misunderstood.

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Religion

America - As a "Truly Christian Nation"

You can’t escape the recitation. “America is a Christian Nation!” The Religious Reich loves to howl it at every opportunity. Despite evidence to the contrary – the very words spoken and/or put into print by many of the Founding Fathers of the country – the self-righteous contend that it is… 1,446 more words

Religion

My Unfinished Book

Christ Centred Exegesis

According to the Oxford English Dictionary exegesis is

a. Explanation, exposition (of a sentence, word, etc.); esp. the interpretation of Scripture or a Scriptural passage. 1,455 more words

Libertarian Fundamentalism

I had a brief encounter with Christian fundamentalism in my married years (loooong story) that left my already skeptical self even more disillusioned with the religion. 927 more words

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