Should people carry out parts of their religion that they disagree with. Should a religious person ignore their conscience in favor of fulfilling the dictates of their faith? If God tells me to kill my son, do I have to do it?
Do you believe that a human can voluntarily turn to god of her own will?
What do you think of the death penalty and why?
Jesus explicitly says "Many will say to ME (Jesus) LORD LORD, on that day... and I will say to them Depart from here ye that work iniquity" Full context Matthew 7:21-23. What is the Christian's response?
Can justice be done using punishment of infinite nature for a transgression of finite nature?
Answers: Atheist, Christian
What is your standard of truth? How do you determine what is true?
Atheist Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus Richard Carrier Atheist Not the Impossible Faith Richard Carrier Atheist The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason Sam Harris Atheist Atheism: A Philosophical Justification Michael Martin Atheist Humanism: A Very Short Introduction Stephen Law Atheist God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything Christopher Hitchens Atheist Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism Richard Carrier Atheist The God Delusion Richard Dawkins