Mesmin Augustin

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Why Are Catholics So Deficient in Bible-Reading?

Catholics don't read the Bible anywhere near as much as evangelical Protestants do, and that is to our shame. I hasten to add that evangelicals …

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Canon Jesus was way better than fandom Jesus

Lauralot points out that the Jesus of the Bible doesn't have much in common with the right-wing, evangelical Christ -- canon Jesus was "a brown Jew …

Slavery and Racism in the Bible

The Bible contains quite a number of broad, vague, and even contradictory statements, so whenever the Bible is used to justify an action, it must be …

World's Leading New Testament Scholar On What Really Happened On The Cross

N.T. Wright has many titles: Bishop, Lord, Doctor, Professor. He tells me that the one that he prefers is ‘Tom’. But what many call him is the most influential New Testament scholar alive today. I concur.<p>In our age of the ‘thought leader’, the ‘commentator’, the ‘expert’, and all the other forms of …

How the King James Bible Came to Be

Precisely 451 years after the June 19, 1566, birth of King James I of England, one achievement of his reign still stands above the rest: the 1611 …

Jerusalem Council vs. Sola Scriptura

April 27, 2016 by Dave Armstrong<p><b>. . .Including Replies to Reformed Baptist Anti-Catholic Polemicist James White</b><p>Reconstruction of Herod’s Temple (at …

Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

<b>God, Santa Claus (Wikimedia/Milles Studio via Shutterstock)</b><p>Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Gary Gutting<p>November 29, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “What Philosophy Can Do”<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s …

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