The evolution of religion is a fascinating topic. From an atheistic perspective, we ask the question of how! How, through the process of natural selection, did religious belief arise? and we ask the question why! Why did religious belief arise? To most theist, these two questions may not be as important. They see the propensity of a god belief to… Read more »
It’s important we take control of the definition of faith because when the believer uses faith, they use it the same way we would use hope or trust. This is not what faith it, faith is a knowledge claims. During discussions, words like evidence, logic and reason are thrown around without regard to the context of these facts. For most… Read more »
You can’t study early Christianity without studying Gnosticism. Given how we use the term today, one would think that there was a unifying sect of Gnostics amongst the early Christians. However, this is not the case. Gnosticism is a modern construction by scholars. There was not a group of early Christians calling themselves Gnostics. This is C-Webb’s Sunday School!