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Old 03-23-2008, 02:55 PM   #11040  /  #1
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I thought it would be a good idea to develop a resource sticky for this forum to help those of us that don't know a lot about theology to follow the conversations. The other mods and admins helped me put together this list to get us started, and I'm hoping that some of you can help me finish it and make sure that it's organized in a meaningful way. Does anyone have anything to add or see a better way to organize things? Thanks : )


Comparative religions:
Beliefnet
Virtual Religion Index
Interfaith Calendar
Internet Sacred Text Archive

Christianity:
BibleGateway.com
open source theology
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Blue Letter Bible
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Pagan Christs
Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth.

Early Christian Writings
Early Jewish Writings
The Jesus Puzzle

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Multilingual Quran
USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts

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BuddhaNet

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Paganism Today
Official Church of Satan Website

Atheism/Agnosticism/Skepticism:
Skeptic's Annotated Bible/Quran/Book of Mormon
The Jefferson Bible

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Old 03-24-2008, 02:32 AM   #11587  /  #2
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I don't know what's going on with the Ontario Center for Religious Tolerance lately, but they might be worth a look. I haven't been to the website in years, though. So they might have been taken over by complete crazies or something.
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Old 03-24-2008, 04:23 AM   #11651  /  #3
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Naturalistic pantheism

A very good site for understanding pantheism.

http://www.jesusneverexisted.com/

The best site on mythicism I know about. Worth reading from start to finish- you'll learn a LOT about the history of Christianity!

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Old 03-27-2008, 03:30 AM   #14349  /  #4
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There's a discussion board on Yahoo!groups, called JesusMysteries which is basically a mythicist board...the historicity of the Jesus figure is the primary focus of the discussions. Check out their files and links.

Also, try checking out the Journal of Higher Criticism.
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Old 03-27-2008, 03:50 PM   #14835  /  #5
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Ontario Center for Religious Tolerance

I could be wrong but I got the bad gut feeling that they are highly into postmodern relativism and supporters of NRM New Religious movements like Sciento and such. So if that is true it would be bad linking to the enemy?
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Old 03-27-2008, 04:19 PM   #14866  /  #6
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Thanks for all of these additions, everyone.

Wordy, there's no 'enemy' here so feel free to provide whatever links you'd like to : ).
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Old 03-27-2008, 04:33 PM   #14879  /  #7
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For the Skepticism category:

Rejecting Pascal's Wager
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http://www.leaderu.com/

This is a website with some of the premiere (as far as the church is concerned) apologists out there like William Lane Craig, Paul Little, Hugh Ross ect. Some of the apologetics arguments on there are against evolution, but for the most part its just pro Christian.
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Old 04-13-2008, 03:01 AM   #32429  /  #9
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These are not exactly "mainstream", but you might want to consider them in your list.

Zen - Adyashanti

Evolutionism - Foundation For

Conscious Evolution


Jungian-Buddhism - Paul Levy
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Old 04-20-2008, 10:14 PM   #39393  /  #10
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http://www.tektonics.org/

Popular and combative apologetics website. Author, JP Holding, is an irritant to many famous online sceptics.
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Old 04-27-2008, 03:16 PM   #44929  /  #11
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http://www.witchvox.com/
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:46 PM   #145946  /  #12
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Can we add Denomination/Congregation details?

if so.... Church of England
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Old 08-30-2008, 08:33 AM   #146425  /  #13
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Thanks for all of these additions, everyone.

Wordy, there's no 'enemy' here so feel free to provide whatever links you'd like to : ).
Sorry the long delay. I'm am into the view that rational means reasonable but what is reasonable for the person suggesting them is certainly not reasonable and relevant and rational to me. And I see post-modernists as enemy with big E.


But I am not the founding persons of RT so I am a bit odd man out.

I would suggest links to Pascal Boyer. He seems rational to me.
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Old 11-09-2008, 05:15 PM   #252108  /  #14
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For American religious statistics, the ARDA is invaluable.
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Old 11-10-2008, 03:28 PM   #253533  /  #15
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I don't know what's going on with the Ontario Center for Religious Tolerance lately, but they might be worth a look. I haven't been to the website in years, though. So they might have been taken over by complete crazies or something.
I was going to say Religioustolerance.org should be on the list, too.
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Old 11-10-2008, 03:31 PM   #253541  /  #16
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Ontario Center for Religious Tolerance

I could be wrong but I got the bad gut feeling that they are highly into postmodern relativism and supporters of NRM New Religious movements like Sciento and such. So if that is true it would be bad linking to the enemy?
The enemy?

Are you some kind of fundy or something?
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Old 12-10-2008, 01:57 PM   #295104  /  #17
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Does anyone have anything to add ...

Eastern Religions:
BuddhaNet
Access to Insight

Another Buddhist site.

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Old 09-24-2009, 03:50 AM   #622105  /  #18
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this was a nicely written summation of common arguments i thought.

http://www.godlessgeeks.com/WhyAtheism.htm
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:58 AM   #622155  /  #19
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Ontario Center for Religious Tolerance

I could be wrong but I got the bad gut feeling that they are highly into postmodern relativism and supporters of NRM New Religious movements like Sciento and such. So if that is true it would be bad linking to the enemy?
The enemy?

Are you some kind of fundy or something?
lol. Poor wordy, always the best man never teh groom...
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Old 09-24-2009, 11:04 AM   #622232  /  #20
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Wordy is OK.
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Old 09-24-2009, 01:20 PM   #622273  /  #21
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Wordy wants to be ok but to his own big surprise he is not the nice guy he wants to be.

His body is a short tempered lack of empathy Asperger Syndrome on the low side of confused intelligence side. No Mensa at all.

But sure I want to contribute.

Pascal Boyer and Paul Bloom.

Both claim that religion most likely are a byproduct of natural propensities we have through biological evolution.

so we need cultural convention and rules that hold religious excesses at bay so they don't multiply and find ways to dominate again. So I support one create a truly secular society that makes religious faith into a privately held view and that political exploitation of religious motivation should be regulated.

The religious Lobby here in Europe are at it trying to force Anti-Islamophbia laws upon us and the Christians chime in and wish us to be as anti-Christophobia pusnished for being afraid of Jesus. How can one be afraid of a guy that most likely never existed?

I have actually been an atheist fundy between 1963 to 1983. What to name it? Radical Atheism?

So sure I see enemies in Post modernists. But I am against hating. But maybe my body does still hate Post Modernists. I consciously don't want to but my gut feeling is that they are extremely bad behaving persons. So that maybe makes my body into a fundy?
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dont apologise, the religious of all ilks are the enemy of civilisation, education, equality, progression, individuality, personal responsibility and thought.

They have to be, those things directly undermine their stupid fucking fairy tales. They need people to be unthinking unquestioning automatons with a hard on for third hand tradition and poulation controlling myths, in order to thrive

I see no problem with wordys use of the word enemy. Religion is the enemy of all manner of things civilized . Really I'd expect a woman to realise that more than most.



see that ^^^^ Religion at work. Nice huh.
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Old 09-24-2009, 02:28 PM   #622317  /  #23
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For a more emergent christian perspective.
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eh.....i think what i need is like 100000 easier than what you ask for.........i just need help putting pages together
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