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Would Jesus have supported the American Revolution

My fellow Americans often take for granted, the wisdom of the founders of this country. We often prefer to overlook the founder’s views on such issues as slavery and women’s rights, when celebrating their role in establishing a country with … Continue reading

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Why do Christians Cry at Funerals?

Have you ever wondered why Christians cry or act sad at funerals? Have you ever asked yourself why Christians fear or fight death at all? Why do they even bother treating life threatening diseases or engage in risk avoidance of … Continue reading

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Response to “The Scientific Death of Jesus

In the weeks following Easter,  I have noticed variants of a horrific little essay titled the Scientific Death of Jesus, making its way around the internet.   An excellent example, complete with illustrations, is found here.  It details the Crucifiction of Jesus … Continue reading

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Does Contemporary Christian Music Suck??

Does Christian music suck??  That may depend how one defines Christian music. For example, I do not believe Johnny Cash’s music sucked. Despite being an atheist, I enjoy the vast majority of it, very much, and yet, Johnny Cash was … Continue reading

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Eat Me!! The Wierdness of Communion

I’ve admittedly moved around a lot and live in many places around the country. In each of the places I have made once-in-a-lifetime friends, many of whom I have only occasionally been able to spend time with since moving. I’ve … Continue reading

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Male Genital Mutilation: Some thoughts on Circumcision

“Do you understand that this elementary point only needs to be made because of wickedness enjoined by religion. The rabbi here’s a fairly humane guy. He wouldn’t – if he didn’t think God was involved – ever consider mutilating the … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Exist? (Part 2 of 2)

As promised in part 1, here are some reasons why it is reasonable to doubt the reliability of the new testament as well as the historicity of Jesus: 1.  There are no Contemporaneous sources that talk about Jesus:  He lived … Continue reading

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