Category Archives: Sacred Humanism

You Can’t Be Christian and Jewish Simultaneously

On Sunday, January 19, 2014, The Washington Post Magazine published a “first person” article by Lon Solomon, now pastor of the McLean Bible Church in McLean, Virginia.  Mr. Solomon, who was born to Jewish parents, stated in the article that … Continue reading

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BUY/READ MY LATEST BOOK: Sacred Humanism Without Miracles: Responding to the New Atheists

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. Praise for the book: http://sacredhumanism.net/praise-for-the-book/ 8 Essential Points: http://sacredhumanism.net/8-essential-points/ Roy G. Saltman, the author, is a retired computer scientist.  He recalls his first brush with religious dogma:  in 1938, when he was six years old and playing … Continue reading

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New Atheists Dawkins, Hitchens, and Harris are wrong

(1) Richard Dawkins is wrong when he states in The God Delusion (303) that “even mild and moderate religion helps to provide the climate of faith in which extremism naturally flourishes.”      * Dawkins is wrong to stigmatize religion because extremists … Continue reading

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New Atheist Sam Harris Is Wrong

(1) Sam Harris is wrong when he states in The End of Faith (21) that “religious moderation appears to be nothing more than an unwillingness to fully submit to God’s laws.”  Harris apparently knows God’s desires as well as any … Continue reading

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New Atheist Christopher Hitchens Was Wrong

(1) Christopher Hitchens was wrong when he stated in god Is Not Great (102) that the “Hebrew Bible” is the same as the “Pentateuch.”      * Hitchens was wrong because the Hebrew Bible consists of three parts, the Law (which … Continue reading

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