Christians often tell me that one of the things that makes Christianity different from other religions is that Jesus conquered death. They claim no other religious founder did that and that this is definitive proof that Christianity is the real deal. So if Jesus conquered death, where is he now?
Tag Religion and Spirituality
I was scrolling down my Facebook feed when I saw an interesting status update from Huffington Post Religion that caught my attention. The post asked the following question:
I love browsing in Christian bookstores. But more than that, I love being inside a Christian bookstore on the Sabbath. It is just so blasphemous and the Christians who work there have no idea that they are actually breaking one of the Ten Commandments.
On Thursday, I wrote an Examiner article about the rise of the “nones.” Apparently the media loves the fact that according to the new Gallup tracking poll, the “nones” only grew .3% from the previous year. The religious are thrilled that our rise is “slowing down.” But they really shouldn’t be.
My doorbell just rang a few minutes ago and to my delight it was Jehovah’s Witnesses. I bet I am the only one who is delighted to see them and yet they always seem to want to end our conversations.
When I was in college, just about every Christian fundamentalist I knew recommended that I read Christian apologist Josh McDowell. He was held up as “the guy” that would convert me. At some point, a Christian friend even bought me McDowell’s most well-known work, “More Than a Carpenter.” To say I was disappointed would be an understatement.
If you ever spend any time on religious YouTube channels or on religious blogs, you will notice that more often…
Bill O’Reilly is many things, but stupid is not one of them. Yet time and again whenever he has an…
By now everyone knows that the author of the Twilight books is a Mormon and that the books contain a distinctly fundamentalist view of gender roles. I confess that I have not read the books so I am taking that view in large part from commentaries I have read about the books and from my other confession… I have actually watched the movies and the last movie reminded me about some ideas I had about God and predestination.
There has been a wave of atheists shunning and defriending other atheists because of differences or even perceived difference of opinions. This is what the atheist community has become. Who are we? The Amish?