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The First Book of Enoch: Enoch’s Mission

Previous Chapter: The Watchers Before these things took place, I, Enoch was hidden, and none of the children of men knew where I was or what had become of me. My activities had to do with the Watchers, who called … Continue reading

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The First Book of Enoch: The Watchers

Previous Chapter: Enoch’s Apocalypse Enoch now turns to a description of the Watchers, rogue angels who come to earth and interbreed with humans. In the days of Jared , when the children of men had first multiplied, beautiful and comely … Continue reading

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The First Book of Enoch: Enoch’s Apocalypse

The apocryphal first book of Enoch (1 Enoch) begins with a vision of the end times. These are the words and blessings of Enoch, with which he blesses the chosen and righteous who will be living in the days of … Continue reading

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Freja’s Question and Maslow’s Hierarchy

I had a comment on my article about the Atheist Argument from Diversity that made me think. Freja wrote: Since we are unable to gather evidence for or against religious claims, they can be disregarded as unscientific and for many … Continue reading

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The God of Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins, perhaps the most famous atheist who ever lived, author of the New York Times bestseller “The God Delusion”, makes some potent arguments against theism. Yet he also says some things that are incredibly hypocritical. Quoting from page 53: … Continue reading

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The Spectrum of Religious Thought

“All religions must be tolerated… for every man must get to heaven in his own way.” — Epictetus There is a spectrum of religious thought that goes from animism to atheism. Animism The belief that non-human entities — such as … Continue reading

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Book Review: “How Jesus Became God”

* * * B Bart Ehrman, a former born again Christian who became an agnostic bible historian, gives a detailed account of how the followers of Jesus came to believe that he had been raised from the dead and exalted … Continue reading

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