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Slaves, Dinosaurs and White Jesus, Oh My! How Taxpayers Fund Crazy Christian Conservative Education


Slaves who accepted Jesus into their hearts were better off than the ones who held on to African religions. Black people were pretty happy under Jim Crow until Northerners messed everything up. Noah brought dinosaurs onto his ark and Africans had dinosaur puppies, but the Nazis don’t want you to know that.
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Jesus Rode A Dinosaur: Conference looks at what churches tell teens about science


EDINA, Minn. (RNS) — A two-day conference started with a hunch — that youth pastors in America weren’t ready to talk about faith and science with the students in their churches.
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The evidence about Jesus is weaker than you think


Before the European Enlightenment, virtually all New Testament experts assumed that handed-down stories about Jesus were first recorded by eye witnesses and were largely biographical. That is no longer the case. Assuming that the Jesus stories had their beginnings in one single person rather than a composite of several—or even in mythology itself—he probably was a wandering Jewish teacher in Roman-occupied Judea who offended the authorities and was executed.  Beyond that, any knowledge about the figure…
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Jesus Camp: An Atheist’s Experience at an Evangelical Retreat


My father had just picked me up from my job and we headed over to his church to meet the rest of his fellow church “family”. He had invited me to an all-male religious retreat an hour away north of…
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Evidence About Jesus is Weaker than You Might Think | ValerieTarico.com


Most people would be shocked to learn how little is actually known about Jesus. Note: This story was co-authored with David Fitzgerald, author of “Jesus: Mything in Action.” Before the European Enlightenment, virtually all New Testament experts assumed that handed-down stories about Jesus were first recorded by eye witnesses and were largely biographical. That is…
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The kids of Jesus Camp, 10 years later: ‘Was it child abuse? Yes and no’


The controversial 2006 documentary about an evangelical church camp outraged secular audiences, but its subjects have mixed memories
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Seven Bad Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus


Seven reasons why Tim Keller thinks you should be convinced that the resurrection of Jesus really happened.
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Was Jesus a Roman Hoax to Trick the Jews?


Joe Atwill purports to have discovered proof that Jesus of Nazareth was merely a fabrication of first-century Romans, who created his gospels as a way to quell the messianic fervor of the Jews.
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Why a Pentecostal preacher gave up on Jesus and became an atheist activist


“Is it justifiable for a person to be painfully punished eternally for 70 years of sinful behavior? Something wasn’t adding up.”
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South Carolina parents sing ‘Jesus Loves Me’ to drown out lone transgender supporter


Because it’s all about love, compassion and tolerance…
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