Destruction, eternal punishment, hellfire, and damnation for not worshiping a tyrant of a deity.
If there was only some authority who could clear this up for us. Some
Excuse me? So people should have the freedom to have counseling and make personal life changes that bring them happiness only if the state approves of their motives?
Oh, trust me...I know Catholics go overboard too but they havent displayed a level of intolerance that often leads to physical and verbal abuse as with Islam.
If that were the real criteria she would be grossly overqualified. It wasn't the PC party that brought down Patrick Brown with false accusations.
I am over 70 years old and I STILL do not know whether or not I could be a murderer. A situation could still arise in which I might feel justified in killing someone. I hope not, but I cannot be absolutely certain. I do KNOW, however, that I am heterosexual; Always have been, always will be. Never made any choice. Just am.
Here's what I think about the idiocy of...oooh cleavage!!!! Never mind!!
Biodegradable burial pod. Plant a tree right above it and your loved one nurtures the tree. Sort of romantic, thinking that your loved one is part of the tree.
Of course God can deal with iron chariots, but since you don't know what the relationship between the Christian God and his people looks like youre likely going to continue assuming what this OP assumes (that God cant do much).
Hitler is reported to have referenced the Armenian Massacres, asking who remembered them any more. Stalin did remove whole nationalities to "reservations," the Krim Tatars and the Jews. But removal and resettlement is not the same as wholesale killing. In remembering the four genocides, the first was Armenians, who were substantially different from the Turks and had begun to develop the concept of a separate nation. The Jews, who were much closer, often using the same language and same dress. The Cambodians were the third, and they killed each other purely on the basis of differences in education and cultural orientation, but same language and culture. And finally the Hutus and Tutsis, who hard an artificial grouping imposed on them mostly by the Belginas giving one group slightly more privileges but were the same people, speaking the same language, and all facing the same problems.
Do you mean a creation ex nihilo?
8. Christianity is the only religion whose founder was pre-announced. Christianity = more likely than any others.