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An online version of my book, “The Christian Contradiction,” derived from blog posts on this site, and organized in a comprehensive work to address the problems with Christianity in particular.

Introduction

“When you make the two into one, and when you make the inner like the outer and the outer like the inner… then you will enter the Father’s domain.”  saying of Jesus, Gospel of Thomas 22:4, 7 While I was

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1. Head and Heart

I.  Logical and Cosmological Problems of Christianity Until very recently, my journey in seeking truth has largely been a private one.  The vast majority of my friends and family are strong or moderate Christian believers, and I have often felt uncomfortable

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2. The Christian Contradiction

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “contradiction” as follows. “A proposition, statement, or phrase that asserts or implies both the truth and falsity of something… a logical incongruity… a situation in which inherent factors, actions, or propositions are inconsistent or

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3. Contradictions and Double-Standards

As I have worked through many realizations while writing on my blog, “The Mystical Voice,” there have been several personal “breakthroughs” in awareness I have made, in much the same way this happened for me back in the fall of

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4. Only One

In the last chapter on “Contradictions and Double-Standards,” we learned that opposites are not separate realities, but different aspects of the same One.  We learned this must be the case because under the belief in “separate,” opposite, “independent” realities, as

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5. Being Reconciled

In the last two chapters, we discovered that opposites are not separate and independent realities, but rather different aspects of the same One. While it is relatively simple to understand the fact that in dealing with opposites, one cannot exist

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6. Sound Reasoning

I recently heard a recorded debate between the late Christopher Hitchens and Dinesh D’Souza about the existence of God. In this debate, D’Souza said he would not use authority, scripture, or other “transcendental” claims when making his arguments. I was

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7. Prove It

There are three simple steps we can take to uncover the truth about our traditional concepts of God and religion, particularly within Judeo-Christian, Islamic traditions. Recognize the fact that all contradictions and double-standards are false. Recognize the fact that all

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8. Having it “Both Ways”

It has become a famous slogan from the fast-food restaurant Burger King to “have it your way.”  This is in the spirit of our self-centered mindset in which we would all prefer to have things “our way.”  Who could honestly

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9. Who Made God?

II.  Philosophical Problems of Christianity We live as forms of conscious energy which are aware of the limits of our forms, as well as the limits of other forms, which is ultimately responsible for our sense of “self” as separate

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