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Sep
21
comment What evidence exists for post-Biblical miracles?
-1 because it did not for 7 billion people. Either it did or it didn't. It didn't.
Sep
21
comment What evidence exists for post-Biblical miracles?
And this proves divine intervention because...?
Sep
21
comment What evidence exists for post-Biblical miracles?
@Flimzy that would not cut it here (as you need to distinguish natural phenomena from miracles). E.g. 1000 people seeing a lightning and thinking it's a miracle does not make it a miracle.
Sep
21
comment What evidence exists for post-Biblical miracles?
Cancer has well known remission rates. Witnessing a cancer remission and thinking it's a miracle only means you are not familiar with modern medicine...
Sep
12
comment What is transubstantiation?
So in practice "it's actually the Body, but 'masquerades' as bread"?
Sep
12
asked What is transubstantiation?
Sep
12
comment Are people possessed by demons today? What is the modern Christian perspective?
Can you point out credible examples of possession?
Sep
12
accepted Is Leviticus 14 describing a cure for leprosy?
Sep
11
comment What is the verdict on an unjust judge?
I think the point of the question is that according to the OP there are crimes that are much harder to repay than that, if not impossible. You should address those cases, instead of the "smallest infractions".
Sep
11
comment Who created God?
Thanks for the edit, the quality is much better. I still think the logic is shaky: the moment you say "God is not an effect", you already postulated the answer. I think the correct logic flow should be that if God has no cause, then He is not an effect, and not vice versa :)
Sep
10
comment Would the story of Jesus hold more significance if he were a man like us?
@mas so shouldn't it be more appropriate to refer to Him as Demigod? It would be the technically correct term!
Sep
10
comment Would the story of Jesus hold more significance if he were a man like us?
You lost me in the second paragraph. First you say He's a man, just like us. Then you say He's also God. Assuming that you did not mean we are God, then this is a contradiction. He can't be God, like us, while we are not God. Do you mean that He was a man with extra powers? And, if the power is to forgive sins, aren't priests forgiving them as well in Confession? I am puzzled.
Sep
10
comment Exorcisms: effective remedy or historical curiosity?
Thank you, very exhaustive.
Sep
10
revised Exorcisms: effective remedy or historical curiosity?
added 3 characters in body
Sep
10
asked Exorcisms: effective remedy or historical curiosity?
Sep
10
suggested suggested edit on How to answer “Why do evil and suffering exist?”
Sep
10
comment Who created God?
@dan why are you obsessing about causes? Why does the universe need a cause any more than a universe Creator? Of course not. The origin of the universe is not necessarily the cause of the universe.
Sep
10
comment Who created God?
Nothing exists prior to itself is just false. Anything with a past existed prior to itself.
Sep
10
comment Who created God?
Pseudologic. Creation cannot happen without time, since creation implies a before and an after.
Sep
10
comment Who created God?
+1 for correctly identifying faith as the justification and not hiding behind questionable "logic".