“If I came up to you and said, “Why don’t you believe I can fly?” You’d say, “Why would I?” I’d reply, “Because it’s a matter of faith”. If I then said, “Prove I can’t fly. Prove I can’t fly see, see, you can’t prove it can you?” You’d probably either walk away, call security or throw me out of the window and shout, ‘’F—ing fly then you lunatic.”” – Ricky Gervais
“I wanted to finally respond to Rachel’s excellent questions today, however. Here is what she asked…”
“Your questions are REALLY good ones and ones that many anti-abortionist haven’t thought through too much because they’re energy and thought has all gone into protest and attacking abortion itself or debating and defending their position. I’ve always said that anti-abortion requires more than being simply against abortion…just as abolitionism required more than simply wanting to ‘free the slaves’!”
Take that, Mayans!!
“Such criticism, which I believe to be valid, should not be interpreted as antisemitic; and true antisemitism should not be accepted as valid political critique. However…as the above cartoon illustrates (pun intended!), the line between valid political critique and historical antisemitism is on that often seems blurry.”
The conclusion to the seminar, including a look at the “Two Book” approach to the Bible and Science…
An in-depth look at what Genesis 1 actually says.
“How can we discuss, debate and even disagree with one another on sensitive issues like this one without it devolving into name-calling, inflammatory rhetoric or character assassination? In other words, how can followers of Jesus work through this issue in a way that honors His prayer in John 17 for unity among His followers?”
William Dembski and Christopher Hitchens debate the existence of God
So what do Christians say about how Genesis 1 should be interpreted??