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Flaws In Christianity Essay

1397 words - 6 pages

Christianity is a religion in which events are claimed to have occured
but which can never be proved. Those who practice it live by different
morals than are preached by the most holy texts. It is an institution in
which the most holy scripture is contradictory, and wherein the supreme
being, by the very definition, cannot exist. Christianity is, therefore,
a fundamentally flawed religion.

According to the Bible, events have occured which are even more
miraculous than the resurection of Jesus Christ. Events such as the
stopping of the sun by Joshua (Joshua 10:12-14), the reversal of the sun's
course by Isaiah (Isaiah 38:7-8) , the resurrection of the saints, and
their subsequent appearance to many (Matthew 27:52-53) were witnessed by
thousands of people. The stopping and reversal of the sun would have been
visible worldwide. The idea that people could have witnessed these events
without having been amazed by them is, quite simply, ludicrous. Other
cultures having witnessed this would certainly have offered their own
explanations in keeping with their own cultural and religious beliefs.
Surely a society existing at the time would have documented this
miraculous event. Yet nowhere have such works been found. In the
instance of the resurrection of the saints, Matthew is the only person to
mention this occurence in the Bible. Surely other first-century
Christians would have used this as further proof of Jesus' divinty. It
would fall to reason that Paul and the gospels would have mentioned it.
This is not, however, the case. Nowhere else in the Bible is this
mentioned or even hinted at. These events are then, at best, highly
unlikely to have occured. The fact that Matthew is alone in writing of
the resurrection of the saints leads us to believe that certain writers of
the Bible had differing views on christianity.

The christian Bible is highly contradictory, not just to modern day
christian beliefs, but in and of itself. Today's society is of the belief
that all people are created equal, and Christians submit that their god is
of the same belief. Modern Christians believe that their god loves
everyone, and that they are all equal. However, after Adam and Eve had
eaten from the tree forbidden by god, this deity said to Eve "I will
intensify the pangs of your childbearing; in pain shall you bring forth
children. Yet your urge shall be for your husband, and he shall be your
master." (Genesis 3:16). This tells us that, according to the Christian
religion, women shall naturally be dominated by men. This kind of
behavior is not conducive to a being who believes in inherent equality.
Women are repeadtedly treated as objects and told to be submissive in the
Bible. "According to the rule observed in all the assemblies of believers,
women should keep silent in such gatherings. Rather, as the law
indicates, submissiveness is indicated for them. If they want to learn
anything, they should...

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