Month: April 2010

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Homosexuality, Christianity, the Bible, Larry King, Jennifer Knapp, Ted Haggard and Bob Botsford, part 2

KNAPP: …there’s a pretty massive implication that I cannot say that I’m a lesbian and a believer. BOTSFORD: …Here’s the difference. Jennifer is wanting to justify the sin. KNAPP: How did I — how do I — first off, that’s a — that’s a very big premise. You assume that you and I both agree …

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Dan Barker’s Ignorance and Prejudice – the Oklahoma City Federal Building Bombing

As the nation remembers the terrible events of 15 years ago when Timothy McVeigh bombed the Oklahoma City federal building, killing 168 people and injuring more than 600 let us also recall that Dan Barker took advantage of the occasion to openly, proudly, and loudly express both his ignorance and the anti-Christian prejudice whereby he …

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Oprah Winfrey – Priestess of Spirituality and Preacher of Strict Exclusivism, part 6

Eckhart Tolle—Savior of the Earth and Humanity: Now we come to the portion wherein we find that Eckhart Tolle and only his true way are our salvation. Note that he states that, “we need to” which is a moral and theological imperative—no question about it and no suggestion but something that we must do, “we …

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Various Books by G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936 AD) was a prolific author. He wrote on philosophy, ontology, poetry, play writing, journalism, public lecturing and debating, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy and detective fiction. It is reported that he would be typing an essay whilst dictating another essay to his secretary—something to which I aspire.

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Humanism vs. Freethought

What is actually in consideration is Epsteinian Humanism vs. Barkerian Freethought. Greg Epstein, who is “perhaps the most outspoken voice for humanism in the United States” has stated:

Is Christianity True?

Apologetics 315—the premiere interesting audio on all things apologetics, and then some, blog—has begun posting a series that will run through April. It is titled Is Christianity True? (intro) and consists of a group effort by various online apologists who have answered the question variously within the confines of 1,000 word essays.

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Christopher Hitchens and Daniel Dennett The Dynamic Duo of Demonstrably Deleterious Delusion, part 2 of 3

Parsing Statements With this in mind, let us consider the specific examples offered by Daniel Dennett: Al Queda and Hamas terrorism is still Islam’s responsibility—this is tricky since the problem that Islam has in dealing with terrorism in its name is the doctrine of abrogation whereby the peaceful proclamations of the early preaching of Muhammad …

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“Porn For Bibles” and How “Atheists Devise Creative New Way to Alienate People”

A friend once stated/asked “Atheists just want to argue all the time don’t they?” I responded to the likes of “How should I know?” Well, I have been writing contra atheism since 2005 AD so I should know. Thus, it may be so and it may not be; I recognize that I am dealing with …

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Jewish / Judaism : Does Christianity Corrupt the Old Testament? And: On the Memra, part 1 of 5

In this parsed essay we will present some example of the charges of corruption made against Christianity and some examples of the Rabbinic manner of interpretation. Part 1: The Charges (and the problems for those making them)Part 2: The TargumimPart 3: Targum Yerushalmi or Jerusalem and Targum Onkelos or Onqelos and Targum Jonathan or Pseudo-JonathanPart …

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