Hey everyone. This is my 2nd time leaving Christianity. I’ve tried very hard to believe it all, but at some point I have to follow what I actually believe to be the truth. Just started sagans book,…Continue
"Rob, I just read SOTOMAYOR, J., dissenting opinion (Thanks to Grinning Cat!)
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH OF COLUMBIA, INC. v. COMER
SOTOMAYOR, J., dissenting
Today’s decision discounts centuries of history and jeopardizes the…"
"Now I have to read that one. After reading both Price and Carrier, I'm also un-convinced that there was ever a Jesus. It's like, if the Jesus story is 30% conglomeration of stories about several guys, and 70% myths created both…"
"Particularly as regards the mythicist position on Jesus, a very easy read is Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All, by David Fitzgerald. It's more of an overview than what Price or Carrier offer, though they are…"
"Certainly anything by the Four Horsemen – Hitchens, Dawkins, Dennett, and Harris. To those, I would add the following:
Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism, by Aron Ra
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Created Christian…"
"To get started on history of skeptics I recommend:
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Freethinkers: A History of American…"