|Series||The Library of liberal arts, no. 56|
|LC Classifications||BR100 B58 1958|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||62|
Get this from a library! The absurdity of Christianity, and other essays. [Archibald Allan Bowman; Charles William Hendel]. End of Christianity by John W. Loftus "End of Christianity is a diverse collection of interesting essays put together by the excellent author John W. Loftus. The essays are about matters that should lead reasonable Christians to end their religious faith based on compelling and sound arguments/5(40). Schopenhauer uses the words, ideas and beliefs of Kant, Herodotus, Ancient Greece, Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism and Islam, among others to make short and to the point comments about religious ideas and concepts that don't make sense or have been borrowed, or influenced by other religions/5. These six essays show Dr. Pieper at his best in defending the three fundamental doctrines of the Lutheran Church, sola Scriptura, sola gratia, and gratia universalis, in other words: the doctrines that Holy Scripture is the only source and norm of faith, that salvation is due to grace alone and not to any human merit, and that divine grace.
The Absurdity of the Christian Life. Michael Martin. Christian apologists have argued that life is absurd without the Christian God. 1 I have shown elsewhere that attempts to show that atheism is committed to the absurdity of life are unsound. 2 But apologists also assume without argument that if Christianity is accepted, life is not absurd. Is this so? In this paper I will argue that it is n. Given standard criticisms of Christianity and certain plausible interpretations of it, Christianity is filled with ridiculous incongruities and unreasonable beliefs and practices. I will consider here five aspects of Christianity where absurdity seems to arise: The Path of Salvation, Heaven, Christian Ethics, The Atonement, and God. The cartoon above, which is from a Chick tract entitled "Somebody Goofed" and my commentary on it taken from a parody I did of the tract, highlights just how absurd Christianity is. The absurd cosmology of the Bible and the equally absurd and ignorant beliefs of creationists aside, we start out with the idea that there is an Invisible Spook who. Christian Absurdism. It has been a long while since anyone wrote for this blog. A lot of its writers have moved on to new places, new tasks, and new maturity. There are some masterful theologians in the making on the list to the right. As it is, in times of silence, when the mind is refreshed, clearer perspective sometimes rises out of old muck.
It is late here in Alaska and I am tired but I wanted to share a few quick thoughts on the absurdity of Christianity. One man’s religion is another man’s belly laugh. – Robert Heinlein I was a devout fundamentalist Christian believer for 15 years of my life (ages ), and now I can’t believe I. The Integration of Christianity and Psychology: A guest post by Sarah Rainer Sarah Rainer, Doctor of Psychology, explains how psychology and Christianity relate to each other. Ed Stetzer. This is not only an absurdity, it is an essential absurdity. It is present in almost all forms of Christianity, and one can scarcely remove it and remain a Christian in anything but name. By definition, all Christians worship Christ - in some form - and most worship him as a saviour. The Success of Biblical Christianity. But if atheism fails in this regard, what about biblical Christianity? According to the Christian world view, God does exist, and man's life does not end at the grave. In the resurrection body man may enjoy eternal life and fellowship with God.