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The Original Road to Damascus Story is Hardly a Reason to Convert

DarkMatter2525 discusses Saul of Tarsus (Paul the Apostle), the most famous Christian convert of them all, and how his change-of-mind doesn’t really “prove” anything about the faith. It’s just the same old story in a new context.

DarkMatter2525 discusses Saul of Tarsus (Paul the Apostle), the most famous Christian convert of them all, and how his change-of-mind doesn’t really “prove” anything about the faith. It’s just the same old story in a new context.

I’m shocked… Since when do Christians actually read the Bible?!

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For Certain Christians, Lying for Jesus is Justified in the Abortion Wars

Leviticus 19:11 makes clear: "Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another."There's quite a bit of the Bible that conservative Christian activists tend to leave out, but Biblical prohibitions against lying are routinely given short shrift by those intent on seeing God's will done on Earth. We don't have to look far for examples of it -- from Christians arguing that LGBT people are predators to politicians pretending that being gay is a choice, these lies are common.The Washington Post has a good look at another popular outlet for faith-based lying: the abortion debate, and the notoriously deceptive idea of "crisis pregnancy centers." Reporter Petula Dvorak examines the work of one Virginia activist, Pat Lohman, in particular.shutterstock_296153609
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