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How To Fight Off a Fundamentalist: The Science of Humbling a Christian Hypocrite

How To Fight Off a Fundamentalist: The Science of Humbling a Christian Hypocrite

  • Title: How To Fight Off a Fundamentalist: The Science of Humbling a Christian Hypocrite
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  • Language : English
  • Page : 324 pages


Compassion and humility are among the most basic tenets of Christianity In modern America, however, it is vengeful, self righteous Christians who are the most vocal For the increasingly forgotten moderate Christian, there s a strong chance that evangelical fundamentalists will someday bang on the door, either literally or figuratively How does one defend himself or hers Compassion and humility are among the most basic tenets of Christianity In modern America, however, it is vengeful, self righteous Christians who are the most vocal For the increasingly forgotten moderate Christian, there s a strong chance that evangelical fundamentalists will someday bang on the door, either literally or figuratively How does one defend himself or herself, and his or her beliefs, from a fundamentalist firebrand Edward M Craig s How to Fight Off a Fundamentalist is filled with rational, common sense rebuttals to their irrational, sanctimonious arguments Craig tackles hot button issues like homosexuality, race, child abuse, war, and environmental degradation with keen insight and disarming humor He has meticulously researched biblical texts, theology, and church history He explores the surprising connections between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam From Manifest Destiny to the Catholic Church s pedophilia scandals to famous televangelist Joel Osteen s megamillions, Craig gives historical and real life examples of fundamentalist hypocrisy.Non Christians will appreciate that his book makes no assumptions about the reader s religious beliefs Lay Christians will enjoy the amusing illustrations and the in depth comparisons of the fundamentalist fervency of various Christian denominations on his Sanctimometer Even clergymen might learn a thing or two from his dissection of the Bible s contradictions and historical inaccuracies How to Fight Off a Fundamentalist provides thinking Christians and non Christians alike a much needed arsenal against self righteous ignorance


Author Edward Craig

Edward John Craig was educated at Charterhouse He read philosophy at Trinity College, Cambridge 1960 1963 , and was Reader in Philosophy at Cambridge from 1992 to 1998 He became Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy in 1998, a chair he held until his retirement in 2006 He is a Fellow of Churchill College He edited the journal Ratio from 1988 to 1992 He is also a former cricketer at first clas




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