Exposing Myths About Christianity

Exposing Myths About Christianity

A Guide to Answering 145 Viral Lies and Legends

eBook - 2012
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Renowned historian, Jeffrey Burton Russell, famous for his studies of medieval history, turns to the serious questions that confront Christianity in contemporary culture. Russell examines a wide array of common mispercerptions, characterizations, stereotypes, caricatures and outright myths about Christianity that circulate heavily within today's society, and are even believed by many Christians. In a succinct and engaging manner, Russell discusses these errors and provides thoughtful, even-handed, carefully researched and sharp-witted responses. The author sets the record straight against the New Atheists and other cultural critics who charge Christianity with being outdated, destructive, superstitious, unenlightened, racist, colonialist, based on fabrication, and other significant false accusations.
Publisher: Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Books, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780830866878
0830866876
9780830834662
Characteristics: 1 online resource (363 pages)

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toberhanno
Sep 06, 2017

This would probably be an appropriate addition to a church library, but it’s a dubious addition to a publicly funded library. Taxpayer dollars’ going toward religious proselytization is a first step towards a possible violation of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution.

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watrousj
Aug 25, 2017

One of the best works on Christian apologetics out there. Russell is a retired history professor who taught at several universities including UC Santa Barbara. With his knowledge of history is able to debunk 145 lies and distorted history that, unfortunately, a lot of people believe.

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naturalist
Apr 29, 2014

reference: .. “A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom”, Vol. I and II, 1896 ... by Andrew Dickson White 1832-1918

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