…rue that many religions were and still are abused by states and evil actors like the Islamic State. Christianity was born as a sect of marginalized people, often slaves, but once adopted by a powerful government (of the Roman Empire) and its successors, it turned into…
Why are we discussing religion if we will not be factually correct in statements of evidence? History outside of the Bible records Jesus’ Apostles as free Jews some of whom were imprisoned for their faith by Roman Emperors. Apostle Paul in fact was a Roman citizen who could appeal to Caesar for a hearing. I am sure you know what it meant to be a Roman citizen back in those days — much like being an American citizen today.
Let’s try to be factual and not just sensationalize the facts if we are going to critique religion.
I have not attended a church service outside of invitations in the last two years meaning I am not religious.
But if we are going to criticize religion, lets at least be fair in our criticisms.