Why do christians keep the old testament if they really don't follow it? They should just drop it, it really is a ridiculous book. I ask this question here on TA because I can't get an intelligent…Continue
"It does seem odd to retain the Hebrew Testament alongside the Greek Testament. But religions tend to base their beliefs at least partially on previous religion and this mythical Jesus was, after all, supposed to have been a Jew and a practitioner of…"
"As an ex-theology student, much of this has frustrated me just because I hate misinformation. The fact that Christians in general are so lazy that they do not take the time to learn their holy text makes it all the more difficult for people…"
"Along with citing the OT about prophesies, Jesus also mentions that the laws of the OT aren't null because of him. Also, there are numerous warnings in both the OT and NT against adding to or taking away from the bible (which is kind of funny…"
"Christianity should be more accurately called Paulinianism
He also had some really screwed up ideas about human sexuality and other things. It seems the core theology of Christianity was made up by some very dysfunctional people."
"I find Paul to be the first Ted Haggard, Pat Robertson, Jimmy Swaggart, Peter Popoff of the xainity. To spread the word to the gentiles he came up with an easing of the rules to make the job easier on him, and well the gentiles also because…"
"I'm curious of the whole "Jesus died because of YOUR sins" logic (the emphasis on "yours" usually).
So - christianity does not approve of reincarnation. How, or rather why, is exactly the "original sin" exactly…"
"Great article, I asked my christian aunt the same thing. Because I too have been wondering this exact same question lately. She said that it is because we need to know what god will do to people who dont obey him basically. I didnt really have…"