Month: June 2016

What Does the Roman Historian Tacitus Tell Us About Early Christianity?

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It would seem odd that a movement should continue to grow after the main figurehead of that movement was publicly humiliated and executed — especially if the person who was executed had promised to bring about a new kingdom. It would be even more odd if the followers of this now-dead leader continued to follow him, and tirelessly Read More …

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Of All Religions, Why Christianity?

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Take a second to think about your religious beliefs. There is a very good chance that they match the beliefs of your parents, or at least society at large. So why does that mean you are right? A viking living several centuries ago would have probably believed in Odin or some other pagan deity, but Read More …

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Welcome to the Brave New America

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I finally had a chance to finish reading Brave New World. If you have not read Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, then you should do yourself a favor and immerse yourself in the utopia made in Ford’s image — full of pacifying drugs, mindless entertainment, and unrestricted sexual freedom. While I personally doubt that any world designed by Read More …

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The Soul Made Practical

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I’m sure you’ve heard the rumor: modern science has proven that there is no such thing as the soul. The soul is an ancient concept that people believed in before we knew anything about the brain. But is the rumor true? In this article, I will briefly give a few of the reasons for why Read More …

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