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  Christianity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christians believe that as Messiah Jesus was anointed as ruler and saviour of both the Jewish people specifically and of humanity in general, and hold that Jesus' coming was the fulfilment of Old Testament prophecy and the inauguration of the Kingdom of Heaven.
Western Christianity in the Middle Ages was characterized by cooperation and conflict between the secular rulers and the Church under the Pope, and by the development of scholastic theology and philosophy.
Christian mobs, sometimes with government support, have destroyed pagan temples and oppressed adherents of paganism (such as the philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria, who was murdered by a Christian mob).
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 PA016
It is quite important when one is defending his position against criticism which comes in the form of a parable to make sure, at the outset, that the parable is not in fact a parody which counterfeits his position.
Thus again Montgomery's criticism (Christianity cannot successfully argue with unbelief if you are a presuppositionalist since the hopeless circularity of an arbitrary faith commitment is seen at the base of both positions) is pointless since the presuppositionalist does not hold to what Montgomery alleges (and intimates by editing his quotations).
The renewed Christian would be undercutting his own character if, instead of genuine knowledge, he thought he could only have probability with respect to Christianity; the believer, says the Bible, has been "renewed unto knowledge."[125] He not only believes but knows the truth,[126] for the very nature of salvation is a knowledge of the truth.
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 Anti-Mormon Critics
This information is for those who have faith in the Jesus Christ but want to understand the truth behind anti-mormon criticisms.
They are provided to show that other possible explanations can be given for an event or issue other than the one proposed by the critics.
The truthfulness of the claims of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fall into the realm of faith, and can neither be proven true nor false by human means.
www.lightplanet.com /response   (767 words)

  
 Waiting for Godot Essays - Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot as Criticism of Christianity
While he was once a benefit, Lucky now becomes a liability to Pozzo, prompting his plans to discard the slave.  Describing the disposal of a faithful human in terms of the comic symbol of a banana peel further reduces the worth of Lucky: a banana peel is trash.
29a).  Berkeley was an Irish Bishop who attempted in his writings to reconcile science and the Christian doctrine.  He said that matter exists if it is perceived by some mind, and that matter, therefore, exists because God is always thinking of everything.  In effect Berkeley was able to harmonize God and science.
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 STM : Links
Sponsored by the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences at Berkeley, this translation provides a Catholic theologian perspective of the relationship between religion and science.
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations.
Donald Ratcliff’s webpage with links to Christian education and psychology.
www.stm.edu.my /links.html   (1134 words)

  
 collector: Mere Christianity/The Screwtape Letters (Collector's Box Set)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lewis seeks in Mere Christianity to help us see religion with fresh eyes, as a radical faith whose adherents might be likened to an underground group gathering in a war zone, a place where evil seems to have the upper hand, to hear messages of hope from the other side.
It is a collection of scintillating brilliance that remains strikingly fresh for the modern reader and at the same time confirms C. Lewis's reputation as one of the leading writers and thinkers of our age.
Through this wonderful tale, the reader emerges with a better knowledge of what it means to live a good, honest life.
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