"Bringing up Romans 1 is pointless because even if it stated something that were necessarily true (which it doesn't), Christianity does not demand that people believe in a creator deity; it demands that people believe in Jesus Christ.Romans…"
"Determining what is "real" involves logic. I'm not talking about that when I am talking about evident gnosis. I am speaking of the experience itself, ambivalent of whether or not it is "real." The experience that you…"
"I don't think presup arguments really convince anyone. It's just a preferred tactic of debate by many apologists because the discussion can be framed via a series of questions that drag the argument out for a long time, thus preventing the…"
"Some of us strive to be the best people we can be, simply because we're here and it's what we were taught. Even for those of us who were raised in atheist U.S. households, some of Christianity's influence can be felt…"
"Jerod, all you're elaborating is the story that is the theological basis of the worldview. Not what the worldview actually is.The analogy fits the worldview perfectly.God is hiding to perform a test on humans and the reward for finding…"
"The only thing powerful enough to "make" someone repent is God granting them repentance.
2 Timothy 2:24-25
And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his…"