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Christianity &Science Johnson on 21 Jan 2009 12:45 am

What rational people are up against…

On the science front:

On the family front:

Arrows for the War

Quiverfull parents try to have upwards of six children. They home-school their families, attend fundamentalist churches and follow biblical guidelines of male headship–“Father knows best”–and female submissiveness. They refuse any attempt to regulate pregnancy. Quiverfull began with the publication of Rick and Jan Hess’s 1989 book, A Full Quiver: Family Planning and the Lordship of Christ, which argues that God, as the “Great Physician” and sole “Birth Controller,” opens and closes the womb on a case-by-case basis. Women’s attempts to control their own bodies–the Lord’s temple–are a seizure of divine power.

On the government front:

Sarah Palin Believes That Jesus Is Coming Back In Her Lifetime

One Associated Press survey revealed that 24% of American adults expect to still be alive when Jesus returns to this earth.

So is there any rational reason for Palin and these other Americans to believe that Jesus could be coming back to earth during our lifetimes?

Well, many Christians would argue that there are ancient prophecies that are being fulfilled in our lifetimes right in front of our very eyes.

This is also interesting because of the lack of thought: How to Stump Anti-Abortionists With One Question

2 Responses to “What rational people are up against…”

  1. on 21 Jan 2009 at 12:51 pm 1.Gern Blansten said …

    The ignorance is scary.

    On the other hand, based on Ken Ham’s looks, his grandparents might’ve looked just like the creatures in the slides.

  2. on 21 Jan 2009 at 9:33 pm 2.Gern Blansten said …

    Here’s a funny bit of satire about creationists, from the latest issue of Free Inquiry:


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