Christianity and Me, part 2

Part 2 of Brian’s personal thoughts on Christianity. Some good discussions going on here, and in the comments as well. [BTW] Ben Trube, Writer will resume this series next week.

Brian D. Buckley

Yesterday I wrote that I find Christianity beautiful, wise, compassionate, and beneficial. Why, then, am I not a Christian?

It’s very simple. I don’t believe it happens to be true. That’s it; there is no other reason.

I have not yet seen a convincing argument that God exists. Still less have I seen a convincing argument that Jesus is the Son of God, or God Himself. Now, I also can’t show that God doesn’t exist, so I’m not an atheist. I just see no particular reason to believe He does. So I’m an agnostic.

(Yes, I know that faith has its role. But faith without reason is blind, so for me, reason has to come first.)

There are of course many proofs and reasons that defenders have offered over the years for the existence of God, so it’s only fair to look at a few of those, as well as…

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  1. Reblogged this on Bob on Books and commented:
    A friend of Ben’s who describes himself as a “prodigal” has joined our conversation and written thoughtfully on both what he appreciates about Christianity and why he’s not a Christian. Thought you’d enjoy seeing some of the conversation between the three of us.

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