What is the BEST religion of all?
Just as I believe my mom as the best mom ever, and can’t imagine a better one.
I hope others can say the same about theirs.
Paul invented the faith? How was it he then sojourned in areas in which it was already thriving? (Damascus – to which he was going to perseucte Chrstians, Ephasus, Rome…..)
@KveldulfPaul invented the faith? How was it he then sojourned in areas in which it was already thriving? (Damascus – to which he was going to perseucte Chrstians, Ephasus, Rome…..)
“….. unless you know how to handle it, about which many self-styled critics have no clue.”
Og: “Fire, good.”
Ug: “Ouch, fire bad.”
Fast forward 300,000 years.
“One broom sweeps all” analyses and statements are not always true.
“adherents of the other 44,999 are doomed to burn forever in hėll.”
Your analysis is lacking proponents of apokatastasis, which still has its proponents:
“Origen was an innovator in an era when innovation, for Christians, was a luxury ill-afforded. He drew upon pagan philosophy in an effort to elucidate the Christian faith in a manner acceptable to intellectuals, and he succeeded in converting many gifted pagan students of philosophy to his faith. He was also a great humanist, who believed that all creatures will eventually achieve salvation, including the devil himself.”
One of two recsuees on why three church buildings were on the island: “One for him, one for me, and the third is the one we both agreed not to go to.”
Parallel: Lawyers hanging around a Jersey circle.
One can agree with Justice Kennedy and his sterling advocacy of the marginalized and still be calumniated as a racist, homophobe and a liar.