No War on Christianity..?

Well, I’m back folks.  I was in Germany for three weeks, and recovering from jet lag for another…  I can’t really say that I’m happy about what has been going on in the U. S. while I was away (see below for a brief summary of my opinion on the SCOTUS “marriage” ruling).  Since returning, […]

Questions About my Religious Development

Originally posted on Home of the Little-Known Blogger:
An old friend from high school and college just asked me some rather deep question about my religious experience and beliefs. I thought that they were interesting enough to share, both the questions and my answers. For reference, I was raised in an Evangelical Church (Presbyterian); became…

Is This Free Will?

Hello, folks! It’s good to be back. I just had my first powerlifting session since returning and, while I am a bit, er, “more cuddly”, I’m still on track with my goals. Just before I left, I came across this post by Siriusbizinus. I started to reply to him, then decided that it was worth […]

The Word of God

One of the most common, and most vehement, arguments in which I find myself with other people who call themselves “Christian” regards the Bible as the “Word of God”. This post will demonstrate why that belief is both untrue and unjustified. Although I am an Aramaic primacist, as much as possible I shall use Greek […]

The Issue of Biblical Literacy

Well. Here’s a post that EVERYONE will hate. 🙂 So, as we have previously established, the Liturgical Churches (namely, the Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican Communions) all agree that the Bible is a manual for spiritual growth, and not to be used as a textbook of science or history. The Evangelical Churches, on the other […]

Questions About my Religious Development

An old friend from high school and college just asked me some rather deep question about my religious experience and beliefs. I thought that they were interesting enough to share, both the questions and my answers. For reference, I was raised in an Evangelical Church (Presbyterian); became an atheist when I went to college; began […]