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Politically Incorrect Guide to Christianity.

Author: Michael P Foley
Publisher: Regnery Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You think you know about Christianity, but did you know ...-God likes "organized religion"; it's clear from both the New and Old Testaments -Christians have always believed that men and women are equal -The correct pronoun for angels is "he"--Science was stillborn everywhere outside the Christian West -Christianity, which first taught the world to value victims, is now the victim of a victimhood culture -Many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trivia and miscellanea
Apologetic writings
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Foley
ISBN: 162157539X 9781621575399
OCLC Number: 1009068889
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; A Note to the Politically Correct Reader; Introduction; Chapter One: About the Big Guy; Yes, Virginia, There Is a God; Positive Attributes; A Note on Evil; The Trinity: God's a Party; Feminist Objections; Glory Be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit; The Incarnation: What If God Were One of Us?; Just in Time; Only Another Myth?; Atonement: The Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension of the God-Man; Not Attuned to the Atonement; The Resurrection and Ascension; Chapter Two: High-Proof Spirits; Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones Your Guardian Angel-and Your Local FeministThe Devil Is in the Details; The Devil and All His Friends; There Are Limits; The First Radical; A Note on Dualism; Chapter Three: About Us; The Restless Animal: Seven Options; Stoic Resignation; Sisyphean Illusion; Buddhist Self-Annihilation; Consumerism; Diversion; Sedation; The Religious Animal; Spiritual but Not Religious; The Sinful but Redeemed Animal; The Nuptial Animal; LGBT; Can We Talk?; Chapter Four: The Rest of Creation; Nature: Mother or Kid Sister?; Christianity and Global Warming; Politics: Composting the Dung of Romulus Unholy AlliancesChristianity and Other Cultures: Honey Badger or Honey Bee?; Love of Neighbor: Nobody Does It Better; Christians and Government Programs for the Poor; Chapter Five: It's the End of the World as We Know It; The Particular Judgment; Heaven; Hell; Purgatory; A Note on Ghosts; Is Limbo in Limbo?; The End of Days and the Second Coming; The Resurrection of the Body and the General Judgment; Heaven and Earth 2.0; Signs of the Times; Chapter Six: How Do We Know? Christian Sources and Confirmations; The Bible; Misconception #1: "The Bible is a product of its times." Misconception #2: "The Bible is myth."Misconception #3: "The Bible is full of errors."; Ten Commandments for Reading the Bible; The Church; Miracles; So Great a Cloud of Witnesses; The Rays of Beauty; Reason Nods and Shrugs; Chapter Seven: The Battle of the Sexes; Christian "Gender Relations"-Backwards or Upwards?; Nuptial Meaning; Subject versus Inferior; Sacred versus Holy; The Emancipation of Women; Chapter Eight: Intolerance; The Jews; The Holocaust; Slandering Pius XII; The Crusades; Imperialist Colonization versus Self-Defense; Just Cause versus Just Conduct; Holy War versus Jihad Memories Then and NowThe Spanish Inquisition; "The Black Legend"; Chapter Nine: Christianity and Science; Galileo-and a Side Note on Columbus and Magellan; Evolution; Christianity: The Enemy of Science or the Reason for It?; Chapter Ten: The War against Common Sense, or the Seven Deadly Sins of Modern Thought; The First Deadly Sin of Modernity: Attacks on Truth Itself-Subjectivism, Scientism, and Materialism; The Second Deadly Sin of Modernity: Moral Relativism; The Third Deadly Sin of Modernity: The Cult of the Ugly and the Cheap; The Fourth Deadly Sin of Modernity: The Myth of Progress

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You think you know about Christianity, but did you know ...-God likes "organized religion"; it's clear from both the New and Old Testaments -Christians have always believed that men and women are equal -The correct pronoun for angels is "he"--Science was stillborn everywhere outside the Christian West -Christianity, which first taught the world to value victims, is now the victim of a victimhood culture -Many "miracles" are actually historical facts -Famous atheists haven't been disinterested seekers of truth, but indiviudals with "issues" of their own -Planned Parenthood kills more people every six days than the Spanish Inquisition killed in 350 years Michael Foleyis an associate professor of patristics in the Great Texts Program at Baylor University. He is also the author ofDrinking with the Saints: The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour

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