Tag: Christianity

Who says “The devil made me do it”?

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Satan & demons: Thomas Farrar's commentaryEx-Christadelphian Tom Farrar has written an article objecting to the way Christadelphians characterize mainstream Christian comments about the role of Satan in their life. Over time, in discussions with Christadelphians, I have repeatedly encountered the accusation that Christians who affirm the existence of a personal devil […] 

Living On the Edge: a book for doubting Christians

Living On the Edge: a book for doubting Christians Today Christians in the Western world are typically living in a post-Christian society. Christian beliefs are met with skepticism, and people see little reason to believe. Christians are confronted with daily challenges to their faith, and often struggle to understand the relevance of Christianity to modern life. Professional surveys indicate the following reasons why young Christians lose their […] 

Errors at Religious Tolerance: Gnosticism

The website ‘Religious Tolerance‘ makes the following claims. No matter how you describe yourself, you should find your beliefs and practices accurately represented in this website. Almost all other religious websites explain only the beliefs of the webmaster or sponsoring faith group. We are different: we try to explain accurately the full diversity of religious beliefs, worldviews, and systems of […] 

Is Christianity responsible for the ecological crisis?

The claim that Christianity was responsible for the ecological crisis1 has been contested,234 but is still asserted strongly.56 A key text has been Genesis 1:26,7 a common interpretation of which is known as dominium terrare.8 Such an interpretation is absent from the first 1,000 years of Christianity,9 and many scholars reject this as the original meaning of the passage.101112 In […]