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Recapturing Our Stolen Inheritance (2/2)

No, That’s Not Christianity: Part 3 If the entire biblical narrative had to be summed up in one scene, one concept, one tidy parable that boiled everything down to its purest, most vital essence, it would be the picture of … Continue reading

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Recapturing Our Stolen Inheritance (1/2)

No, That’s Not Christianity: Part 3 It’s a recurring theme in heroic fantasy, and in comic books in particular: he is an unassuming nobody, apt to be dismissed and ignored, as there is nothing appealing about him, no great talent … Continue reading

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‘The Batman’: A Slow, Plodding Trojan Horse of Wokeism

At long last, the new Batman movie is out. And it sucks. Of course, all my friends are rolling their eyes right now, because I’m known to be pretty hard on movies – particularly, big cultural-event movies, like massively hyped … Continue reading

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We Are the Church, Negated – We Are the Anti-Church.

No, That’s Not Christianity: Part 2 My last article was about how Christians just don’t follow, nor even actually read the Bible. We think we do, but we don’t. We’re indoctrinated into a certain set of assumptions about what it … Continue reading

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Setting the Record Straight on Eternal Life

“Basic instructions before leaving Earth” is a popular way to characterize the Bible among Christians. It’s cute and clever, but it’s also ironic and misleading for several reasons. The particular reason concerning us here is that, for a collection of … Continue reading

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The Promised Land … of Confusion

No, That’s Not Christianity: Part 1 The word “heaven” shows up roughly 700-800 times in the Bible, depending on the translation. Incidentally, the reason for that wide variance is that the two words from which the word “heaven” is translated … Continue reading

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The Trinity: A Necessity to Monotheism

Depending on whom you ask, the concept of the Trinity is either the absolute worst offense that can exist in the sight of God, or it’s God’s all-important self-revelation upon which all existence and life and salvation depend. There’s a … Continue reading

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The Prime Radiant: A Simple Argument for the Resurrection

Contrary to popular misconception, Christianity is eminently and easily provable by simple logic and straightforward reference to a few basic, minimal and uncontroversial facts of history and reality. I call this argument the “Prime Radiant,” after the central equation of … Continue reading

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Our Delinquent Messiah (Part II)

By now, the enormous contrast between what we read about the Church in the New Testament and in the early centuries of Christian history and what we see and experience of it in the 21st century should be shockingly conspicuous. … Continue reading

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Our Delinquent Messiah (Part I)

When you think of the word “messiah,” what comes to mind? Most people have a basic sense of the concept. Our culture provides plenty of examples, since messiahs are among the most oft-used character types in all of fiction, so … Continue reading

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