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Putting Christianity Into Perspective-No Facts Required

Most Christians I’ve talked to admit they don’t go to church to learn something new, but for other reasons – perhaps the comforting ritual, the music, the sense of community,…

The Ten Commandments: Flawed Rules

Some Christians parrot the tired teaching that today’s social problems are the result of not obeying the Ten Commandments. That idea hasn’t been well considered, as these rules are flawed…

Brief History of Western Religion – or, how entertainment at the Coliseum changed forever

The real history of the integration of the Christian faith into western society begins with Roman Emperor, Constantine, and his Mom (it’s always mom with those Italian boys). Anyway, PBS…

Saint Augustine: A Masturbation Hating Misogynist

Saint Augustine, (354–430 CE) bishop of Hippo (present day Annaba, Algeria) was a very influential philosopher and theologian and one of the most important figures in the development of Western…

The Church of Rome: Of Saints and Sinners

Throughout history the Vatican has tried many tricks to convince, impress, and make money from the faithful. They’ve employed the world’s best architects, artists and composers to create the impression…

Ken Ham: Nuthouse Creationist – Earth is 6000 Years Old

It’s a battle for the ages, a real “Rumble in the Jungle.”  Well, not really, but it was a pretty interesting debate between Ken Ham the developer and head of…

A Preacher’s Focus: Power, Adulation and Cash

People in churches not only buy into biblical belief, but bow down to those pushing it too. I think Christianity is, and always has been, a power game. Priests, pastors,…

How Does a Perfect, All Powerful God Get Angry?

“Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but also with regard to their mode of life.” (Aristotle 384 BC – 322 BC.) The…

Of Churches and Children

It’s a free world, so churches have a right to advertise to adults, but when they impose dogma on young children they’re playing dirty.Youngsters are prime targets because  they’re uncritical, trusting, sensitive…

Christianity No More Than Roman Government Propaganda

I think that the Roman government was the driving force behind Paul’s pagan propaganda (which became the Christian theology.) The fact that belief in the divinity of Jesus arose in…

The Last Supper Never Happened

Saint Paul, the most prolific author in the New Testament, had almost nothing to say about Jesus the person. He hadn’t read any of the gospels, as they hadn’t been…

Examining The Jesus Myth

The Gospel writers and editors were myth-makers. Many historians suspect the authors didn’t base their writings on a genuine character, and they may be right. No contemporary archaeological evidence has…

Jesus a Jewish Zealot-Not a Christian

Jesus, if he existed, was someone quite different from the character in the gospels. Rather than accepting the conventional Christian account, we should pay him the respect of acknowledging his…

Why Jesus Was A World Class Bigot

Most Christians assume Jesus had affection for anyone who accepted him; that he had a personal interest in each and every individual. I think they seriously misunderstand their main man.…