"You don't directly teach him that there's no god. You teach him that he has a trustworthy conscience, that he is capable of understanding the universe, and that he lives in a fascinating and intriguing universe. If he redefines…"
"I think most Christians were historically very pragmatic about Biblical exegesis. They made many unusual interpretations regarding bad verses to protect the sanctity of the good verses in the Bible. By making bad verses ambiguous or even intractable…"
"Also, it is really weird that this church calls itself a primitive Baptist church because primitive Baptists don't follow John Calvin on lots of his points. Primitive Baptists only believe in keeping the Old Testament laws that are mentioned in…"
"I loved The Varsity when I went to see Georgia Tech. That's the place with the really really good service right? I think it's like the fastest fast food restaurant in the US. It's Georgia's In&Out burger.
If you want to read…"
Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.See More
"Planck identified as a Lutheran, but he was probably more of a universalist; he respected other belief systems such as Judaism. Planck believed in certain abstractions that formed order in the universe and which gave his life meaning. He also had a…"
"Max Planck, the founder of quantum mechanics, was devoutly Christian and believed in a very existential deity. He was essentially Neoplatonic about it though, defining God as the unintelligible. He believed that God was essentially a potential being."
"“The United states government and public schools have no business promoting a majority view over other minority views,” says Barry Lynn from Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
It really depends on whether or not the…"