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I respect the other because of this so-called"betrayal." He has really laid his thoughts out in this book, no matter the consequences, and I appreciate that.
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Florence Nalianya wrote: 09 Jul 2019, 07:59 The author is a bold character that ain't afraid of controversy. He seems kind of an theist and given a chance the church would skin him a live.
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I believe religion is important for the author. He challenges the facts as related in the Bible and he takes a lot of effort to prove the Bible wrong. My feeling is that at the end of his quest he might find that he was wrong. At least I hope he will.
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aacodreanu wrote: 12 Jul 2019, 08:26 I believe religion is important for the author. He challenges the facts as related in the Bible and he takes a lot of effort to prove the Bible wrong. My feeling is that at the end of his quest he might find that he was wrong. At least I hope he will.
That's interesting. I call it as I see it. I have nothing against the Bible. I love Zechariah. I just have a problem with the alternative facts in the other Testament.
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I would be truly astonished to find out that the author is a Christian but at the same time not really. Maybe he is/was and had some questions which led to him doing research and coming up with this book?
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Areej Tahir wrote: 16 Jul 2019, 08:59 I would be truly astonished to find out that the author is a Christian but at the same time not really. Maybe he is/was and had some questions which led to him doing research and coming up with this book?
I'm not what you would think is a Christian, but my beliefs would be considered as correct if people considered them without preconception. The true teachings are the gnostic ones, but they are so thoroughly overwritten in the Gospels as to be unrecognizable. People should just stay away from the New Testament. No one is qualified to understand it who does not have a complete grasp of mysticism.
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Certainly, I am yet to figure out.
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A Christian who is brave enough to question tne intrigiuing aspects of Christianity and religion. He wants to encourage a discussion on certain provisions of the bible.
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Don Pwai wrote: 17 Jul 2019, 12:25 A Christian who is brave enough to question tne intrigiuing aspects of Christianity and religion. He wants to encourage a discussion on certain provisions of the bible.
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The author is not a Christian,he is too bold for that. Imagine how the members of his church would criticize him for his writing.
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Kemunto lucy wrote: 19 Jul 2019, 14:15 The author is not a Christian,he is too bold for that. Imagine how the members of his church would criticize him for his writing.
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I liked how the author was not afraid of popular opinion and voiced his views. He certainly has a lot of courage.
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SA2090 wrote: 19 Jul 2019, 22:21 I liked how the author was not afraid of popular opinion and voiced his views. He certainly has a lot of courage.
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I don't think his religion is what that really matters here, I think all he wanted is to put his points about religion comparing them with other's beliefs.
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Ekta Swarnkar wrote: 27 Jul 2019, 02:27 I don't think his religion is what that really matters here, I think all he wanted is to put his points about religion comparing them with other's beliefs.
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