Started by Absurd Atheist, November 21, 2016, 05:48:17 PM
Quote from: Baruch on November 21, 2016, 06:07:26 PMThis why there are a thousand different kinds of Christianity. It adapts. This is why there are relatively few different kinds of Judaism or Islam. They don't adapt. Adaptation destroys your core values, non-adaptation marginalizes.https://www.ted.com/talks/a_j_jacobs_year_of_living_biblically
Quote from: Absurd Atheist on November 21, 2016, 07:13:04 PMHmm, I hadn't considered this point, do you think the need to separate from core beliefs is due to certain irreconcilable parts of the Bible?
Quote from: Mike Cl on November 22, 2016, 08:58:06 AMI would suggest all gods are culturally driven.
Quote from: aitm on November 22, 2016, 07:49:29 PM"god" is absolutely culturally relative. The whole of leviticus is ignored by the majority of xians (cepting the gay part) due to cultural diet. Lobster and shrimp, and oysters are a no-no...well.......now that we are trying to get the Swedes, Finns and Dutch to commit to the cause we have to turn a blind eye to that...too much money involved...and pigs? Well them Germandic types are just a little fond of their piggies so....