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  •  I studied religion and philosophy in college (5+ / 0-)

    The more I learned of the similarities of the stories that went way, way, way, back...the more doubts I had that Jesus was the only way to heaven.

    "The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it." - Flannery O'Conner

    by Dixiedemocrat on Sun Aug 01, 2010 at 12:42:40 PM PDT

    •  If you haven't read him already, check out (3+ / 0-)
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      SciMathGuy, XNeeOhCon, Dixiedemocrat

      Bart Ehrman's, who wrote 'Misquoting Jesus' among other books.  He is a former Biblical scholar and fundamentalist turned atheist (he would call himself an agnostic, I think).

      Good reading from an insider who found his way to disbelief through his detailed understanding of Scripture, its history, and its inherent contradictions.

      "Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win." Lazarus Long

      by rfall on Sun Aug 01, 2010 at 01:24:22 PM PDT

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