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Destroying a Paradigm?

Recently I had a new visitor to the blog where I promote my book (EscapeFromReligion.wordpress.com) and this person left a rather lengthy comment. Since the remarks were primarily directed to non-believers rather than the merits or failures of my book, I decided to publish it on this blog instead. 512 more words

Christianity

Blinders

If you are lost and pull out a map, do you ignore the parts of the map that don’t fit with where you think you are?   262 more words

The Good News Of Jesus

Johnson University Dedicates New Bathrooms to Robert W. Funk

Knoxville, TN — Robert W. Funk, famous member of the Jesus Seminar, is being honored at his undergraduate school—Johnson University—12 years after his death. Within the Russell Preaching Center, dedicated to retired megachurch preacher Bob Russell, renovation and a dedication are happening to the building’s bathrooms. 220 more words

Education

A simpler way to defend biblical inerrancy, infallibility and inspiration

Inerrancy and the Death by a Thousand Qualifications brought up some interesting points about how to defend the truth that the original writings of scripture were without error. 874 more words

Religion

Another Good Old Fashioned Religion Roundup

Things have been popping in the wild and wacky world of religion recently. Here are a few interesting, horrifying, and amusing things from the last few weeks: 553 more words

Humor

667: JUST JESUS #7: The Jesus Seminar

Just Jesus, No God!

According to the Jesus Seminar:

  • Jesus of Nazareth was born during the reign of Herod the Great.
  • His mother’s name was Mary, and he had a human father whose name may not have been Joseph.
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Theology