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Confession: Why This is Not an Apologetics Website (Part Five)

As I noted in the previous post, this series begins with Part 1, which outlined my main reasons for rejecting apologetics because at best it merely uses what is public for factional ends (it also shuts down conversations and does a host of other awful things). 2,288 more words


Jericho - My Kind Of Town

I love the town of Jericho, on the West Bank of Israel, about 25 miles from Jerusalem. People have lived there continuously for 4,000 years.  I love Jericho because of the story of Zacchaeus, the much despised tax collector of Jericho.  477 more words


What do ancient non-Christian sources tell us about the historical Jesus?

This article from Biblical Archaeology covers all the non-Christian historical sources that discuss Jesus.

About the author:

Lawrence Mykytiuk is associate professor of library science and the history librarian at Purdue University.

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Let Go And Let God

Bill Wilson, a man in his 40s, had an addiction to alcohol from his teenage years. All who knew him wrote him off as a lost cause.  400 more words


Confession: Why This is Not an Apologetics Website (Part Three)

Continued from Part 1, where most of my position is outlined, and Part 2, which clarifies some of the points of Part 1. Here, in Part 3, I give some autobiographical and anecdotal exchanges that lay a decade in the background of the coming three posts.  2,107 more words


Why does Nietzsche extol the virtues of Jesus, and yet detests the Pauline Christ?

Nietzsche was critical of the Christian religion, so it is perhaps surprising to find lengthy passages in his work placing Jesus in a positive light but this can be explained. 1,544 more words