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God, the Meaningless Topic

God is the above and beyond everything; God is the unmovable mover; God is the first and the last, …..God is the Married Bachelor.  God is the living contradiction. Too many times I have listened to people describe God as … Continue reading

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Contradictions Part 6: Jesus’s Genealogy

Originally posted on Finding Truth:
The first post in this series can be found here. Personally, I think this is one of the clearest contradictions in the Bible. Why does the Bible give us Jesus’ genealogy? I can think of…

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Is God Eternal? Is God Transcendent?

A while back I did a post on God being Infinite and the many contradictory problems with calling God infinite.  And when doing that post, in the comments section the post turned to issue of God being Eternal.  So I … Continue reading

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The Greatest Evil About Religion

“Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you’d have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.” ~ Steven Weinberg, “Men never … Continue reading

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What if Superman behaved like God?

When I first saw the initial picture of Jesus talking to Spiderman, Captain America and The Hulk, I couldn’t help but chuckle to myself.  As to how silly this picture really makes the ideology of Jesus really look.  Even though … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: How they are fundamentally incompatible?

This is the last post in my Religion vs Science Series.  Different Worldviews of Faith and Science I would definitely say that a christian/religious  worldview  contradicts that of a scientific world view.  For in a religious worldview morality, faith, God, … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: Are Religion and Science Compatible?

Now some of my counterparts might disagree with this post but I must confess at the core of traditional fundamental biblical Christianity it contradicts with science.  We would be disillusioned to think that religion and science are not at war … Continue reading

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Church without God — by design

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
By Dan Merica, CNN [twitter-follow screen_name='DanMericaCNN'] Boston (CNN)-– It’s Sunday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a rapt congregation listens to a chaplain preach about the importance of building a community. A few dozen people sit…

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Top Atheist and Skeptic Scholars

1. Bart Ehrman Ehrman is a professor is a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  He actually attended very conservative bible schools, Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute.  And then went on to receive his PH. D … Continue reading

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Faith Will Fail: My letter to a Church Elder

So a while back one of the elders delivered a message at the church.  And this was just a few weeks after I deconverted.  In his message he talked about faith, doubt, belief, and unbelief.  And in his message he … Continue reading

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Book Review: God is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

I bought this book, because during a speech by Daniel Dennett he mentioned in his research on de-conversions that this Book, God is Not Great was a major catalyst for some pastors and preachers to de-convert.  And for some it was … Continue reading

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Scriptural Reasoning

Go to Main Menu, Bonus topic for my series: Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a growing academic field of study, because it is a relatively young philosophical field of thought.  In some academic circular it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

It was only after reading a book review on the Finding Truth blog about this book did I decide to buy this book on amazon.  And I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading.  It … Continue reading

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Does the God of the Bible measure up to his own Standard of Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The bible says we should judge a tree by the fruit that it bears, so for the sake of being biblically sound we … Continue reading

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Is the Bible, God’s Perfect Word?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The Question begins with, Is God’s Word Perfect?,  Is the autobiographical text perfect?,  Is God original spoken word divinely perfect?…..Well the Christian or Christian … Continue reading

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The Ontological Philosophy of a Perfect God

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This is more of the philosophical question of the existence of God and could a perfect God actually exist?   To many … Continue reading

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Is the God of the Bible Confused?

Bible Difficulty #11 Confusion-1 Corinthians 14:33 “God is not a God of confusion [disorder] but of peace…” (NIV) other versions say “God is not the author of confusion, but of peace….”(KJV) So is God the creator or not the creator … Continue reading

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Evangelical Atheism

Arkentan a frequent visitor to this blog left this comment on my book review post of C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity.  At first I was going to leave just a short reply, but I decided to turn it into a post, … Continue reading

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Can we all just get along.

So I saw a post on the blog, Is there a God titled, why does it have to be a war?  And my initial reaction to this post was one of agreement that it doesn’t have to be a war … Continue reading

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Did Apostle John and Apostle Peter write their epistles?

Bible Difficulty #10 Could the Apostle John & Peter read and write?  Were they illiterate? Most conservative evangelicals hold to the traditional view that both Apostle John and Apostle Peter were the original authors of their epistle, but historical and … Continue reading

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