Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Pope Francis: The Horror Of Religious Fundamentalism And What's Wrong With Religion

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"If one has the answers to all the questions—that is the proof that God is not with him. It means that he is a false prophet using religion for himself. The great leaders of the people of God, like Moses, have always left room for doubt." 
Pope Francis

It Is Important To Know These Things So Religion Doesn't Do You More Harm Than Good

What Too Many Christians Get Wrong

"Any Religion That Needs Fear To Thrive Is Bad Religion"

"Bad Religion: A Compendium"

Good Religion And Bad Religion

What's Wrong With The Abrahamic Religions: Absolutism, Scriptural Inerrancy, Bloodlust

Pastor John Piper "discusses the vexing problem of God ordering the mass killing of every Canaanite man, woman, and child."

Mistakes In Scripture: When The Bible Gets The Bible Wrong

"Is The Bible More Violent Than The Quran?"

Biblical Literalism And The Cultivation Of Hatred

Are Highly Religious People Less Compassionate?

Conservative Christians Delight In The Punishment And Pain Of Others

Abrahamic Religions Must Deal With Their Own Bronze Age Atavism And Not Just Window Dress

The Politics Of Horror In Conservative Evangelicalism," '09 Outstanding Academic Title"

The Essence of Religious Fanaticism
(Emo Philips cuts to the quick of religious mania)

Barry Goldwater: Preachers In The Party Are "Going To Be A Terrible Damn Problem"

James' Epistle: "Judgment Without Mercy Will Be Shown To Anyone Who Has Not Shown Mercy"

"God Enjoys The 10 Plagues Way Too Much"

ISIS And The Inquisition: The Shadow Side Of Religion. Why Does Belief Do This?

"What ISIS Really Wants" And How The Patriarch Abraham Appears To Be The Instigator

Christianity's Bedrock Commitment To Torture: Remaking "The Faithful" In God's Image

Time For Catholicism To "Shelve" Traditions And Texts That Represent God As A Terrorist

"Trial By Ordeal: The Bloody Old Testamental Roots Of Modern Justice"

UNC-CH Professor Bart D. Ehrman:
Biblical Exegete And Former Christian Evangelical
The Bible and Textual Analysis

Religion and Perfectionism

How A Brain Injury Caused My Fundamentalist Friend To Convert To Mainstream Christianity

"Good Romans" Considered Jesus' Torture Necessary For Imperial Safety

Americans, Especially Catholics, Approve Of Inquisitorial Torture

"The Christian Paradox: How A Faithful Nations Gets Jesus Wrong"
Bill McKibben

Abortion, Donald Trump, Conservative Christians And Marley's Chains
Then there's this...
"Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy," A Glimpse Of True Christianity

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"Pope Francis Links"

Pope Francis: Quotations On Finance, Economics, Capitalism And Inequality

Pope Francis: One Of The Most Powerful Critiques Of Capitalism You Will Ever Read

Pope Francis: "This Economy Kills"

Catholic Social Teaching

Pope Francis: Moving The Moral Compass 
From "The Individual" Toward "The Collective"

Pope Francis Takes On The Catholic Bureaucracy

Pro-Science Pontiff: Pope Francis On Climate Change, Evolution And The Big Bang

Pope Francis: What Christianity Looks Like When Believers Realize "God Is Love"

The Culmination Of The American Dream Mistaking Vice For Virtue, Pleasure For Joy, Arrogance For Strength And Money For Value | made w/ Imgflip meme maker

Bill McKibben: "The Christian paradox: How a faithful nation gets Jesus wrong"
Pope Francis On Fundamentalism: The Horror Of Turning God Into Ideological Pretext

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