posted on Jul, 28 2013 @ 08:44 PM
Yeah, I saw the bit on CNN about this new book "Zealot." The anecdotes were VERY telling.
Switched from a "lukewarm" Muslim upbringing to Evangelical Christian.....then went to university and discovered how screwed up the Bible is.
Losing Christ and Finding
more I probed the Bible to arm myself against the doubts of unbelievers, the more distance I discovered between the Jesus of the Gospels and the Jesus
of history – between Jesus the Christ and Jesus of Nazareth.
In college, where I began my formal study of the history of religions, that initial discomfort soon ballooned into full-blown doubts.
The bedrock of evangelical Christianity, at least as it was taught to me, is the unconditional belief that every word of the Bible is God-breathed and
true, literal and inerrant.
The sudden realization that this belief is patently and irrefutably false, that the Bible is replete with the most blatant and obvious errors and
contradictions — just as one would expect from a document written by hundreds of different hands across thousands of years — left me confused and
Now, rejects 'organized religion' and focuses on Jesus himself, and the VERIFIABLE image. rather than "Jesus the Christ." No, rather ..... Jesus of
Why the Fox News Scandal Is Good News for
The whole ten minute appearance is embarrassing for the news network, even if it was an online show, for a number of reasons. As
Uproxx's Josh Kurp points out: "At no point does Fox News realize the irony of persecuting someone over their religion in a discussion about Jesus."
That's probably the biggest one.
But after the interview started to get passed around quietly on Saturday, and then exploded late last night after Buzzfeed called it "The Most
Embarrassing Interview Fox News Has Ever Done," the outrage train was off and running. The reaction fell somewhere between praise for Aslan and
disbelief at Fox News' horrible behavior.
"FOX NEWS" is an abomination.
, however, is hilarious!!!!
edit on 28-7-2013 by wildtimes because: (no reason given)