- 1.Christians admit that there is no way to confirm Mary’s virginity at the time of Jesus’ conception.
- 2.Christians admit that there is no way to confirm the ages at which Adam and Noah (if they even existed) died.
- 3.Christians admit that there is no way to confirm that Jesus, after suffering the ravages of brain death, spontaneously came back to life, suffering none of death’s nasty symptoms.
- 4.Finally, we see that Roman Catholics also are unable to confirm that the wine in the chalice has become a dead man’s blood.
I suppose, at last, this is the question: Should manifestly extraordinary claims, such as talking non-human animals and asexual human reproduction, be accepted by faith or biblical revelation?
The answer is clear: No.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. When religions' devious designs effectively preclude empirical study, faiths betray the flimsy foundation upon which their assertions rest.
What If God Smoked Cannabis?