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What does it mean to be a Christian? (4-6-21)

00:00 What does it mean to be Christian or Jewish? https://twitter.com/lukeford/status/1379499997310328834 03:00 Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy, https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/exclusive-lee-atwaters-infamous-1981-interview-southern-strategy/ 10:00 Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138249 21:00 Why Mental Health Treatment Often Fails, https://stuartschneiderman.blogspot.com/2021/04/why-mental-health-treatment-often-fails.html 22:00 Science Plays the … Continue reading

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David Friedrich Strauß, Father of Unbelief: An Intellectual Biography

Here are some highlights from this 2020 book by Frederic Beiser: * the vast majority of the Protestant population in the early nineteenth century still saw the Bible as the foundation for their faith. Ever since the Reformation, the Protestant … Continue reading

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The Thriving Business of Christian Prophecy And Its 2020 Embarrassments (2-11-21)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmond_Ford https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seventh-day_Adventist_Church https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?did=1&uin=uk.bl.ethos.500577 (My dad’s second PhD thesis)

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Ravi Zacharias — Christian Apologist, Scholar Fraud & Sexual Philanderer (2-11-21)

https://ordinary-gentlemen.com/2017/11/13/the-christian-industrial-complex-shields-its-own/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Zacharias https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2021/02/09/ravi-zacharias-apologist-rzim-sexual-misconduct-lori-anne-thompson-spa/ https://markblackham.tumblr.com/post/109527094963/uppity-poppy-syndrome https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/opinion/65626235/eleanor-catton-should-speak-the-truth-as-she-sees-it

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Why Do White Evangelicals Support Trump?

From the New York Times: Evangelicals did not support Mr. Trump in spite of who he is. They supported him because of who he is, and because of who they are. He is their protector, the bully who is on … Continue reading

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