In each case this relation is, according to the Scholastic theory, one of correspondence, conformity, or agreement adoequatio St. ThomasSumma I: Ontological truth Every existing thing is true, in that it is the expression of an idea which exists in the mind of Godand is, as it were, the exemplar according to which the thing has been created or fashioned.
Few bother to read and understand what is written in the Bible or think critically about what Christian doctrine implies. Each point listed below presents a claim for questioning the authenticity of Christianity.
In total, they lay out a convincing case that Christianity is untrue.
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In Christianity, we see none of these elements. This strongly implies that Christianity is a myth and possesses no intrinsic truth.
Gary Shadle is a theist who volunteered to construct a rebuttal to each of the listed reasons. This effort began on October 1, If there is something I have overlooked that you think should be on the list, please submit it and I will consider adding it.
Membership was limited to scholars with advanced academic degrees Ph. The task force convened on and off from to Other findings of the group included: As such, it remains the best effort to date to ascertain the true historical Jesus, stripped of the myths that have been attached to him over the centuries.
Although many religious leaders objected to the findings, it must be acknowledged that the level of effort, the range of resources used, and the qualifications of the reviewers lend much weight to their conclusions. The following quote is taken from John W. The Bible is filled with superstitious beliefs that modern people rightly reject.
It describes a world where a snake and a donkey communicated with human beings in a human language, where people could reach upward of years old, where a woman instantaneously transformed into a pillar of salt, where a pillar of fire could lead people by night, and where the sun stopped moving across the sky or could even back up.
This world is populated by demons that can wreak havoc on Earth and make people very sick. It is a world of idol worship, where human and animal sacrifices please God.
Visions, inspired dreams, prophetic utterances, miracle workers, magicians, diviners, and sorcerers also populate this world. This is a strange world when compared to our world, but Christians believe that this world was real in the past.
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