"A pair of Jehovah's Witnesses came to our door once, and asked "Have you accepted the Lord Jesus as your saviour?". My father thought it was a rather curious question, and replied, "No. Have you accepted Muhammad as yours?"…"
"They don't have to, it's already in the text, 1 Cor 2:9-16. Basically these verses say that man can only know man, man cannot know God. In effect this means that every event is part of god's scheme in some fashion, but it is not…"
"An impeccable response.
As to discovering the moral flaws of religion, seek out Bertrand Russell's "Why I am not a Christian", or A C Grayling's "To set Prometheus Free". Both are relatively short and easy…"
"Firstly, we are dealing with religion, coherency and sense are not mandatory.
Secondly, the question you have put before us is far more complicated than you may think. Not all factions of the Jewish or Christian faiths agree internally with each…"
"As parents often appear to dismiss their children's beliefs as fanciful until they themselves have advanced to some arbitrary notion of adulthood, the solution offered by Steve has merit as it affords the you opportunity to escape to a…"
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Raised in an Irish Catholic household, but, due to a lifelong love of physics and history, soon began to see flaws in the teachings of the Catholic Church. Currently suffering the PhD process, studying medieval Irish Church history.