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Jesus practiced faith healing without the use of ancient medicine or magic, relieving afflictions we now consider psychosomatic.He did not walk on water, feed the multitude with loaves and fishes, change water into wine or raise Lazarus from the dead.This is a strange world when compared to our world, but Christians believe that this world was real in the past.My contention is not that ancient people were stupid, but that they were very superstitious.Look for it not in your neighborhood, your city, your state, your country, or anywhere on planet Earth- it is a world gone with the wind, or much more likely, a world that never really existed. Loftus, at his website “Why I Am Not a Christian”: The Bible is filled with superstitious beliefs that modern people rightly reject.It describes a world where a snake and a donkey communicated with human beings in a human language, where people could reach upward of 900 years old, where a woman instantaneously transformed into a pillar of salt, where a pillar of fire could lead people by night, and where the sun stopped moving across the sky or could even back up.As Christopher Hitchens puts it: “One must state it plainly.

He was executed as a public nuisance, not for claiming to be the Son of God.Yes, this seems like a very strange world to anyone alive today.It should take only a few moments of reflection to understand, to grasp, to figure this whole thing out, that the god of Christianity is to adults as Santa Claus is to children- an imaginary friend.Most Christians fail to comprehend the implications of the belief system they embrace.Much of what they ‘ know’ about their religion is a highly sanitized version that is promoted by their priests and pastors.

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