“They’re getting what they deserve.”
That’s what a good friend of mine told me after reading my post on Monday. You can read that here.
“I see the point of your blog,” he said, “but my view is that if Christianity hadn’t spent hundreds of years hurting and killing people, robbing people of their rights, forcing their views down people’s throats, objecting against every civil rights movement since the birth of the nation…”
He continued. His point was that Christians have spent centuries persecuting others, yet they are the first ones to cry Woe is me, when they are mocked or poorly treated.
You did it to yourself, in other words.
Here is what I didn’t say in response: “How dare you. Christians have walked perfectly in the footsteps of Christ from the moment he disappeared into the clouds. It’s the atheists that have done all the damage.”
I didn’t say that because it isn’t true.
The Crusades, the murdering of “heretics”, witch hunts, the endorsement of slavery and inequality all fall in the lap of the Christian church. Thousands of people have died at the hands of the religious. This is fact. Read More…