Religious skeptics say “You’re only a Christian because you grew up in America. If you were born in Iran, you’d be a Muslim.” While this is wrong, it should make Christians think.

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How thoughtful of God to arrange matters so that, wherever you happen to be born, your local religion turns out to be the true one.

Richard Dawkins

What’s sauce for the goose…

Thou Shalt Not Commit Fallacies

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Red Son Superman by Mark Millar (DC Comics)

Furthermore, it’s not true believers are believers because they’re raised that way.

“The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia — your faith in God has become known everywhere. Therefore we do not need to say anything about it, for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God…”

“Sure, people might convert. But it’s a tiny minority!”

For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do — living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry. They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you.

The good about this religion is ‘merely cultural’ argument?

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I am the Reasonable Faith Chapter Director in Cedar Rapids and the writer for isjesusalive.com. I’m interested in the intersection of Christianity and history.

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