Category Archives: Christianity

Psalm 22 – Now With Less Jesus!

Alongside Isaiah 53, Psalm 22 is one of the favorite and best known Old Testament passages for Christian apologists. According to Josh McDowell, Lee Strobel, and many others, Psalm 22 prophesied the crucifixion of Jesus Christ before crucifixion as a torture method had even been invented. Christians often point to the mention of pierced hands

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Prayer in Public Schools

You may have heard that prayer has been taken out of public schools, that throughout much of the United States, students are forbidden to exercise their freedom of religion. According to many conservative believers, the 1962 court case of Engel v. Vitale resulted in a ban on school prayer which has led to a gradual

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Why Isaiah 53 is Not About Jesus

Isaiah 53 is one of the all-time favorite passages of pastors, evangelists, and missionaries striving to convert non-believers. Over the centuries, it has been the subject of countless books, sermons, essays, and evangelism tracts, especially in outreach to Jews. The website isaiah53.com boldly proclaims that, “Hundreds of Years Before Jesus… The great Jewish prophet Isaiah

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Is America a Christian Nation?

Religious conservatives in America often proudly proclaim that this country is a Christian nation, and some even go so far as to declare the separation of church and state to be a myth. Not only are these grossly incorrect assertions, but they are very dangerous postulations as well, especially with the Christian Right unapologetically attempting

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Christianity and Slavery

Today many Christians go above and beyond justifying the value of their faith by also attempting to re-write history in order to implicate Christianity as the source of all Western achievements of the last 200-300 years. One of these gross lies is the idea that the abolishment of slavery was due to a proper teaching

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