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The Foundation, part 5.2: The Forgotten Jesus…?

(Continued from Defending the Lynchpin and The Telephone Game) There are still those who might acknowledge the complete reliability of extant copies of the New Testament in representing the originals, but still dispute the reliability of the originals in recording what was … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 5.1: The Telephone Game

(Continued from Defending the Lynchpin) “The Bible’s been copied and re-copied so many times, we can’t be sure what it originally said,” skeptics are fond of saying as they compare the transmission of the New Testament to the “Telephone Game.” … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 5: Defending the Lynchpin

To review: Christianity exists because the apostles claimed to have had multiple encounters with Jesus, alive and in-the-flesh, after he had been executed and buried. According to them, they conversed with him, ate with him, and even examined his crucifixion … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 4: The Lynchpin of Existence

To boil everything I’ve written in this blog down to a single statement: the Church’s use of the term “faith” is completely wrong, and that error has corrupted every facet of Christianity as we know it. Or, to be accurate… … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 3: I Am Not a Pessimist

My original intention for this entry was to explain, rationally and from the evidence, why Christianity is true. Not that there aren’t plenty of better-qualified people out there who have already done it and whose books are readily available at … Continue reading

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The Foundation, part 2: Consumers in the Market for a Seeker-Friendly God

In my last entry, I talked about how our popular notion of “faith” actually amounts to a negation, a reversal of the gospel taught by Jesus and the apostles. Instead of salvation by grace through faith, with faith as the … Continue reading

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The Foundation (Part 1 of 6)

As unlikely as this might seem, I actually agree with the New Atheism movement. And no, I’m not just saying that for the shock value—because now you want to find out why in the world a Christian would agree with … Continue reading

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