Whence Christmas?

[Revised and Updated, November 29, 2017] These days, Christians everywhere face persecution for their beliefs. One example is in the name "Christmas." Non-believers, let alone overt pagans, do not like the name. For example, the U.K. just decided that it's ok to call say Christmas, ...for now. But others are enduring lawsuits over display of …

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Interpreting Genesis 3:15 & 6:4 [Presentation]

What if one verse in the opening chapters of the Bible explains and drives the overarching plot for the entire Bible, especially its prophesies? What if that one verse---when taken in context and according to grammar---delivers clarifying insights into the otherwise most controversial Bible passages (ex. Justifying a World-wide Flood, Justifying Genocide of Canaanites by the Hebrews, Several …

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Constantine the Puppet

There has been a lot of talk and defences recently about the validity of Constantine's Christianity. https://twitter.com/ratiochristi/status/521776240492314625 This line of conversation is important, because Church leaders look to Constantine as the figure who fathered the Roman Catholic Church in its form of unity between State and Church. Some theologians and church historians who focus on the "First …

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From Dr. Brian Mattson: “Sympathy for the Devil” — A Theological Analysis of Noah, the Movie

[The following directly copied from drbrianmattson.com] SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL In Darren Aronofsky’s new star-gilt silver screen epic, Noah, Adam and Eve are luminescent and fleshless, right up until the moment they eat the forbidden fruit. Such a notion isn’t found in the Bible, of course. This, among the multitude of Aronofsky’s other imaginative details like …

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