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December 13th, 2013
09:30 AM ET

Call Jesus (or Santa) white? Expect a big fight

Opinion by Edward J. Blum, special to CNN

(CNN) - Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly sparked outrage this week by insisting that Jesus and Santa Claus are both white, saying it's "ridiculous" to argue that depicting Christ and St. Nick as Caucasian is "racist."

"And by the way, for all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white," Kelly said, "but this person is arguing that we should also have a black Santa."

Kelly was responding to an article in Slate that said St. Nick needs a makeover from fat, old white guy to something less "melanin-deficient."

The Fox News host would have none of it.

"Just because it makes you feel uncomfortable doesn't mean it has to change," Kelly said. "Jesus was a white man, too. It's like we have, he's a historical figure; that's a verifiable fact. As is Santa, I just want kids to know that. How do you revise it in the middle of the legacy, in the story, and change Santa from white to black?"

Arguing about St. Nick, who was originally Greek before Currier & Ives got their hands on him, is one thing. But as for Jesus, people have been arguing about his skin color since the earliest days of American history. You might even call it an American tradition.

What's new about this latest brouhaha is how swiftly Kelly’s remarks were attacked. Thousands of people have rebuked her through blogs, articles, Twitter posts and Facebook updates.

Comedian Jon Stewart accused Kelly of "going full Christmas nog."

“And who are you actually talking to?" Stewart said on "The Daily Show." "Children who are sophisticated enough to be watching a news channel at 10 o’clock at night, yet innocent enough to still believe Santa Claus is real — yet racist enough to be freaked out if he isn’t white?”

It seems that now, if you want to call Christ — or even Santa — white, you should expect a fierce fight.

The immediate and widespread rebuttal showcases how much America has changed over the past few decades. The nation not only has a black president, but also has refused to endorse the Christian savior as white.

Since the earliest days of America, Jesus was thought of as a white man.

When white Protestant missionaries brought Bibles and whitened images of Jesus to Native Americans, at least a few mocked what they saw.

Taking the imagery seriously, the Shawnee warrior Tecumseh asked future President William Henry Harrison, “How can we have confidence in the white people? When Jesus Christ came upon the earth you kill’d and nail’d him on a cross.”

It was not until around 1900 that a group of white Americans explicitly claimed Jesus was white.

Concerned that large numbers of immigrants from southern and eastern Europe, especially Jewish immigrants, were “polluting” the nation, anti-immigrant spokesmen like attorney Madison Grant asserted the whiteness of Jesus to justify calls for exclusionary legislation.

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Making Jesus white was a means to distance him from Judaism.

“In depicting the crucifixion no artist hesitates to make the two thieves brunet in contrast to the blond Savior,” Grant wrote in his xenophobic best-seller "The Passing of the Great Race."

“This is something more than a convention,” Grant continued, and suggested that Jesus had “Nordic, possibly Greek, physical and moral attributes.”

Even Martin Luther King Jr. claimed that Jesus was white, after being asked why God created Jesus as a white man.

King responded that the color of Christ’s skin didn’t matter. Jesus would have been just as important “if His skin had been black.” He “is no less significant because His skin was white.”

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Challenges to Christ’s whiteness have a long history, too.

Famed evangelist Billy Graham preached in the 1950s, and then wrote emphatically in his autobiography "Just As I Am," that, “Jesus was not a white man.”

But Graham was far from the first American to contradict the whiteness of Jesus. That honor goes to Methodist and Pequot Indian William Apess.

In 1833, he wrote to white Christians, “You know as well as I that you are not indebted to a principle beneath a white skin for your religious services but to a colored one.”

Almost 100 years later, the Jamaican born, “back-to-Africa” spokesman Marcus Garvey told his followers, “Never admit that Jesus Christ was a white man, otherwise he could not be the Son of God and God to redeem all mankind. Jesus Christ had the blood of all races in his veins.”

In our age, the color of Christ has become both politically dangerous and the butt of jokes.

In 2008, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s words “God damn America” and “Jesus was a poor black boy” almost derailed then-Sen. Barack Obama from winning the Democratic primary.

Now, Kelly bears the brunt of attacks and, in no surprise, was pilloried by comedians like Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

Few Americans went on public record against King when he asserted Jesus had white skin in the 1950s. Today, thousands upon thousands from virtually every race and tribe of Americans have taken Kelly’s words seriously and seriously disdained them.

All the chatter about Jesus being white (or not) shows how much America has changed. There used to be “whites’ only” restaurants and schoolrooms. Now, even Jesus cannot be called white without repercussions.

What the debate hides, however, is what Jesus of the Bible actually did and how he related to people.

The gospels are full of discussions about Jesus and bodies. He healed the blind and those who suffered from disease. He touched and was touched by the sick. His body was pierced by thorns, a spear and nails. And he died.

READ MORE: What all those Jesus jokes tell us

The phenotype of Jesus was never an issue in the Bible. Neither Matthew, nor Mark, nor Luke, nor John mentioned Christ’s skin tone or hair color. None called him white or black or red or brown.

Obsessions about race are obsessions of our age, not the biblical one. When asked what mattered most, Jesus did not say his skin tone or body shape. He instructed his followers to “love the Lord your God with all your heart” and to “do unto others as you would have done unto you.”

Maybe this Christmas season, we can reflect not so much on whether or not Jesus was white and instead consider what it meant for him to be called the “light” of the world.

Edward J. Blum is the co-author of The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America. He can be followed on Twitter @edwardjblum. The views expressed in this column belong to Blum alone.

- CNN Religion Editor

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  1. The Clergy Project

    John Compere, PhD

    "I was a fifth-generation Baptist minister, ordained at age 18, while in college. I served until age 32 when I left the ministry and the church to get a PhD in Clinical Psychology. I had already completed a three-year seminary degree following college, which only increased my doubts about the authenticity of the theology I had learned from childhood. Leaving the ministry was not an easy decision to make since all my friends and family were in the church. But it was a decision I ultimately HAD to make if I didn't want to risk being publicly phony and privately cynical. I became an agnostic, then an atheist, NOT because I hadn't read the Bible, but because I had! An atheist, by the way, is simply someone who does not believe in a supernatural being. I am convinced that the evidence supports that view. All religion suffers from being bound by unchanging myth.

    As a psychologist, I continued to try to help people find meaning in their lives. I taught at the university and medical school, had a private clinical practice, and then became a professional speaker on "Psychology You Can USE!" I seriously doubt that life has any ultimate meaning, but I'm convinced that we can make our own meaning, and I have spent the last 45 years since I left the ministry trying to help people do just that. Success is not the goal - all therapists have dealt with many a successful person who was miserable - life satisfaction is the goal.

    When I made my career change, I was essentially on my own. I wish something like The Clergy Project had been around then. I could surely have used it. The goal of this project is not to try to convince believing clergy to give up their faith. Rather, it is to help those in the clergy who, for their own individual reasons, are no longer able to believe, to try to figure out how to make a huge sea-change in their lives. It may well be the absolutely most challenging career change anyone can make. We simply want to help make it easier."

    December 21, 2013 at 12:05 am |
    • Opposing View

      Clergy Project… That is the very same nonsense you posted earlier, and I have the very same answer for you: Baptist ministers are of the devil, and the Baptist faith is not of God. You are a worker of iniquity (meaning you are working for Lucifer) whether you're an atheist or not. You want to help people? Try getting saved first (see Acts 2:38), then try telling people the truth, the truth such as – "What does it profiteth a man to gain the whole world and yet lose his own soul"…

      Some of the biggest organizations and associations of false information in the word is so-called organizations headed by people with advance degrees and PhDs. They are the biggest deceivers on the planet, and are sending people to hell by the millions. So your mention of a PhD means nothing. All it does is make you a target for Lucifer to use. You want to impress me? Then tell me when was it you were ever saved? When was it you ever followed the scripture of Acts 2:38 and received the Holy Ghost? You say you haven't? If you haven't, then you're not even saved. And if you're not even saved, then all else you have to say it don't mean a thing…

      Even worse, you say you hold an advance degree in psychology? Okay, then what is the different parts of the "mind"? And what is the makeup of the soul? In all likelihood you don't even believe that man consists of "soul, body and spirit", do you? If that is the case, then you're not even qualified to be a psychologist. You're just a deceiver like all the rest. And it is my job to let people know that...

      December 21, 2013 at 1:44 am |
    • dreamhunk

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DKmTr5ntU8&w=640&h=390]

      December 21, 2013 at 8:33 am |
  2. Opposing View

    RE: Duck Dynasty Controversy...

    This is an off-topic post relating to a new CNN article relating to the suspension of the Duck Dynasty star because of certain comments he made about gays. Basically, the star stated that gays will not inherit the kingdom of God (and he is correct, based on the scriptures). Here is the link: [ http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/19/showbiz/duck-dynasty-suspension/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 ] The following is an excerpt from that article:

    …"And his offensive claims about gay people fly in the face of science. In fact, it's important to note that every single leading medical organization in the country has said that there is absolutely nothing wrong with being LGBT - it's not a choice, and to suggest otherwise is dangerous."…

    Being gay is indeed a choice (no one was born gay) and anyone who tells you otherwise is a liar, and I don't care what their rank is. And a thousand liars all saying the same thing won't make it the truth. And not one of those so-called leading medical organizations, or the people who run them, will be able to get you out of hell if you wind up there for being gay. So perhaps should consider that before siding with the "scientific community". The vast majority of the people who run those scientific insti-tutions are atheists. Everyone knows that. And because they are atheists, that means Lucifer can control, use and manipulate those people like pawns (Lucifer controls anyone who is not saved). And Lucifer is using those people to deceive you (he did it with the Big Bang theory and with the Evolution theory, didn't he? Countless ignorant people lapped it up, though it was nothing but lies. So not why not with being gay?). Lucifer's sole purpose is to get you to disagree with God. Because he knows if you disagree with God, you won't be saved. It's that simple. So if you listen to the deceivers in the scientific community, rest assured, they will lead your soul to hell. And once in hell, all the opinions of all the scientists in all the self-righteous organizations in the universe won't mean a thing…

    And the really sad part is, this whole debate is not really about whether the scientific community is right or not (they are not). Instead, it's all about the fact they're saying the things people want to hear. People have a natural tendency to cling to those opinions they want to hear, while they tend to object to any opinions they don't want to hear – and that's regardless whether it's the truth or not. Ask any atheist about that, they know that tendency well. Yet those same scientific opinions you're clinging to, will lead your soul to hell. By clinging to them, you're deceiving no one but yourself. It is your own soul that is at stake. And that is what Lucifer wants: your soul. We who are saved, we know the truth, and we've long known the truth. In the end, we know it is God who shall have the last laugh. We know that when Judgment Day arrives, that all gays and lesbians shall be cast into the lake. Not one will make it into heaven. Not only that, but all those who has supported them and sided with them, shall also be cast into the lake as well…

    1 Corinthian 6:9 – Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor EFFEMINATE (referring to gays and lesbians), nor abusers of themselves with mankind...

    The above scripture confirms what the Duck Dynasty star is saying, that the "effeminate" (men with characteristics of a woman, and women with the characteristics of a man) shall not inherit the kingdom of God. And there are other scriptures which confirm this as well – see Leviticus 18:22 and Romans 1:26-32. Thus, the scientific community is not of God. If you follow what the scientific community is saying, you'll end up in hell. So be not deceived…

    December 20, 2013 at 11:48 pm |
    • YT

      At times I wonder just how ignorant a person can possibly be ... and then I ready the post aboe and think, "Oh, that's how ignorant."

      December 21, 2013 at 12:02 am |
      • Opposing View

        YT…

        The scriptures state that "fools hate knowledge". After reading your post, I agree…

        Proverbs 1:22 – the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge…

        December 21, 2013 at 1:15 am |
        • igaftr

          That is really funny.

          Fools will accept 2000 year old books instead of actual knowledge, so you are right. Believers take their belief over knowledge everytime.
          Knowledge is the enemy of faith.

          December 21, 2013 at 9:15 am |
  3. Opposing View

    Atheists Say They're Looking For Proof. They Also Say They're Searching For Truth. They Are Liars…

    Atheists love to act and behave as if they haven't seen the proper proof yet of the existence of God. They also would have us to believe that someone hasn't said the right thing to them yet or haven't explained God in the right fashion to them yet, to convince them to believe. They also say that until they've seen that proof they seek, and until they've heard the right thing said to them, that they are unable and unwilling to believe. Such atheists are the biggest of liars, and none of that is true. Because the reality is, the very proof they say they haven't seen yet, that irrefutable and undeniable evidence that God exists, has always been before them, even as it has been before all men, only it is proof and evidence the atheists have long rejected – and his name is Jesus Christ. Furthermore, those very things the atheists say they haven't yet heard, those very things they say if someone would say to them it might convince them to convert and to believe, is not at all something they haven't heard yet, is not at all anything they are yet waiting to hear, but instead, it is those very things they have already heard, and is those very things that has already been said to them, many times before and by a long parade of witnesses – only the atheists have closed off their minds to it and have plugged up their ears because they don't want to hear it. The words of salvation has always been before all men, even as it has been before the atheists, only the atheists have long rejected it, and they have only themselves to blame…

    Therefore, despite their pretenses, atheists are not searching for truth at all (because the truth has always been before them) nor are they searching for proof either (because the proof has always been before them). Instead, all the atheists are searching for is just more reasons and more excuses to remain an atheist, because that is what they love, and that is what they desire. As further proof of this, here's a case in point:

    Imagine for a moment you met an atheist who really was searching for proof that God exists. Now apply this logic to that equation: "No Son can exist without a Father. Therefore, if Jesus Christ existed, then so also does God exists, and it cannot be otherwise." That is perfect logic which cannot be defeated. Therefore, the very existence of Jesus Christ upon this earth is perfect proof that God exists, and it cannot be otherwise. But because the atheists are not searching for proof or truth, but rather is only searching for reasons to remain an atheist, as expected, they'll quickly seize upon the weakness in that statement and say the statement is predicated upon Jesus Christ being the Son of God – and, thus – they don't believe Jesus Christ was the Son of God. Okay, they're ent-itled to that opinion. But here's the problem with that belief. First of all, the scriptures clearly state – (1 John 4:3) "Every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God. But is a deceiver and an antichrist." Therefore, for any atheist to even make that statement, it means they are a "deceiver" and "antichrist". And as a deceiver, it means their word is not credible and they cannot be trusted. So only a fool would listen to them and their opinion don't mean a thing. The second problem for atheists and for anyone who makes that statement is that, you also have no evidence to back it up. And without evidence, your opinion is worthless. And the atheists have no evidence. And the worse part of all is, the atheists "know" they don't have any evidence, but they're too arrogant to admit it. Instead, they prefer to hide behind lies and to hide behind excuses such as "you can't prove a negative" or " the burden or proof is on someone else" etc. – all of which I've defeated in my prior postings (see my previous posting, The Five Lies of an Atheist). So the atheists have no ground to stand on despite their strong opinions. For how can you possibly argue that "Jesus Christ was NOT the Son of God" if you have no evidence to prove otherwise and if you have nothing to argue with…

    But even that is not the overall point I'm trying to make. Instead, the overall point I'm trying to make is that, if any atheist was indeed truly searching for truth, and was sincerely searching for proof that God exists (especially in light of the fact that the existence of Jesus Christ is perfect proof that God exists) then please tell me why the atheists are not out doing that? Why are they not out researching through the history books to find out all they can and the truth about Jesus Christ? Why is it that when someone comes along and provides them with proof and with even real world evidence that makes logical sense in support of Jesus Christ (and there are too many things to mention) that the very first thing the atheists will do is attempt to shoot it down and to dismiss it? To do so is not the hallmark of a person searching for truth. Instead, it is the hallmark of a person trying to avoid the truth (*now watch how many atheists will lie about this and say that is not the case, and will try to say there are other reasons they question the truth; they're so predictable, and they are liars; a man who questions every once of truth that comes along, especially without any evidence to support his objections, is not "questioning" the truth but is trying to "avoid" the truth.) In fact, in my entire history of dealing with atheists, I've never met even a single atheist who ever admitted to a single fact in support of Jesus Christ as the Son of God. Not one. Instead, all atheists have a mind that's geared against God and a mind that's geared against Jesus, all because they don't want God and are not searching for truth. Any atheist who was truly searching for truth, then mixed in among whatever doubts he had in his mind would be some clear statements of truth, truth in support of Jesus Christ. It is impossible that some truth would not exist. But when you find an atheist who only have doubts in their mind, and there is no truth at all mixed in with it, then that is an atheist who is not searching for truth at all, but is an atheist that is a liar and a deceiver. They are antichrist. In fact, the bible calls them "sons of perdition" – for they are the "children of Lucifer"…

    2 John 1:7 – For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist…

    December 20, 2013 at 10:02 pm |
    • a real guy ok

      Entire essay in a comment section? Check.
      Unrelated to the article in question? Check.
      Bafflingly indignant tone despite not being a response to, seemingly, anything? Check.

      Congratulations! You have graduated from the Greater Internet College for Quality Commenting. You can relax, take the day off. Or y'know, all the days.

      December 20, 2013 at 11:02 pm |
      • Opposing View

        Real guy... You forgot something...

        An atheist not interested in the truth? Check...

        Nothing else needs to be said...

        December 20, 2013 at 11:54 pm |
        • a real guy ok

          Well... Opposing... View... you certainly... have... op...en...ed my eyes... to thi...s... ... ... epidemic... ... ... ... ... ...

          Your view is just so Opposed, that it opposed my view and my view, being opposed, had no choice but to oppose my previous view, and now our views are unopposed. My goal is clear:

          We must GET the TRUTH to the ATHEISTS! Damn the costs!

          We'll have to work together if we're gonna learn em'. How much truth can you carry? I've got quite a lot in my rucksack and then I've also got this plastic bag with a bit more in it. You take whatever you can and we'll both hit the streets and just fling it at anyone who looks like a filthy atheist. They'll find their damn truth alright, right in their stupid faces.

          Oh wait, oh no! The plastic bag broke and... ohhh now there's truth everywhere! All over the rug! I better close the door or the cat'll get to it and be blessed with the terrible curse of knowledge. Sorry friend-o, plan averted. Man down. You'll have to fight the good fight alone, the only way you know; by copy-pasting that lecture of yours anywhere text will fit. Why not use it as a password? It's definitely over 8 characters!

          December 21, 2013 at 1:26 am |
        • Opposing View

          Real Guy… If you truly believe that nonsense you just posted, then evidentially your eyes are not open at all. And you're still deceived. And all the sarcasm in the universe will not change that fact, or save you…

          December 21, 2013 at 1:59 am |
  4. JASON

    Does skin color really matter?

    December 20, 2013 at 8:38 pm |
    • bowldsbrendonbboi7581

      It doesn't, but it's silly for someone to consider it ridiculous to depict these pictures. This is what gave the minority population the blue eyed brown eyed effect, and it's terrible for society as a whole, not just black people.
      BTW, Santa is fake, I'd love her to know that, and I'll take my santa purple.

      December 20, 2013 at 10:05 pm |
  5. Iris

    Jesus looks like Judd Nelson with a beard.

    December 20, 2013 at 8:10 pm |
  6. Bobby.Strong

    Ummm... why does everyone dismiss what the bible says Jesus looked like?? Was it removed from the bible or something lol... at the very least we can say definitively he had bronze skin and wooly hair. Nothing like the picture presented

    December 20, 2013 at 8:07 pm |
  7. jkingsbury7

    The man could of been green and I would still be thankful for him. Dear Lord Jesus, if you were black or white, or something else, thank you for suffering in our stead.

    December 20, 2013 at 6:52 pm |
  8. His panic

    Ok people; how many times do I have to tell you all, that she was just having an attack of seasonal anxiety, maybe hysteria or even Panic?? c'mon people, don't you see that she is blonde? Blondes as well as dark and red hair people they all claim Jesus as one of their own. It was foretold it was going to happen. Jesus is the One that all the nations wish for.

    Those who really, really Trust in God and in Jesus Christ God's Only Son WILL NOT Panic like her.

    December 20, 2013 at 6:42 pm |
    • His panic

      The tradition of the 3 Magi or wise me is a better one. Because with the 3 you can have one black, one yellow and the third white and problema solved! 😀 😀 😀 There is no need to Panic or be all flustered up because of her shenanigans.

      Those who really, really Trust in God and in Jesus Christ God's Only Son WILL NOT Panic like her!! 😉

      December 20, 2013 at 6:55 pm |
  9. Landslug

    I'm more concerned that she stated unequivocably that Jesus's existence was a historical fact.

    It's not. Nothing was ever written about him during the time he supposedly lived, and certainly none of the biblical authors ever met him.

    December 20, 2013 at 5:13 pm |
    • Wow

      Is based on a man with light skin....he was Eastern European. He may not have been Pasty white but he dang sure was more white than George Zimmerman, and the media has no problem calling him white.

      Jesus was a Jew....plain and simple.....Sorry to break it to you, but look around at the Jews....they are very fair skinned for living in the ME.

      December 20, 2013 at 5:16 pm |
    • Bill

      Actually there was more written about Jesus than any other person in history, and scholars throughout history acknowledged his existence. And yes some authors of the Bible did meet him........On another note Santa Clause originated in Turkey

      December 20, 2013 at 5:52 pm |
  10. Randy Ekberg

    Thankfully, race isn't what Jesus is about, He is love. He is spiritual not physical and He loves all. Accept Him , know Him and you will be His.

    December 20, 2013 at 4:38 pm |
  11. Joy to the world!!!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpgaWm2pnNs&w=640&h=390]

    December 20, 2013 at 4:10 pm |
  12. JT

    Santa doesn't exist and who cares what color Jesus is.

    December 20, 2013 at 3:42 pm |
    • midas360

      Like they say "Santa is made up so he can be any color people want him to be." When did being white become a sin?

      December 20, 2013 at 4:25 pm |
  13. Reggie Williams

    Step right up punk! He is white and every color for every nationality. If you got a problem with that come see me.

    December 20, 2013 at 3:32 pm |
  14. Char

    Lest we forget that Jesus was of Hebrew descent. No, not an Anglo-Saxon, but certainly not African, either. Olive skin and dark reddish/brown hair is more accurate.

    December 20, 2013 at 3:23 pm |
    • Dilio22

      But who is the true Hebrews? You cannot completely dismiss Africans being hebrews because they were a lot of migration of people since the beginning as according to the bible. In addition, there are numerous depiction of history which comes from both europe and africa which indicated that history was manipulated according to how particular men wanted to portray. To say that is a completely ignorant statement Char.

      December 20, 2013 at 4:49 pm |
  15. Blake

    People are idiots... Santa has to be white... no one would ever get their presents if it were a black guy

    December 20, 2013 at 3:21 pm |
    • JT

      How funny!

      December 20, 2013 at 3:41 pm |
    • Mike

      That was classic! Very Chris Rock

      December 20, 2013 at 4:46 pm |
  16. Former Xtian

    Santa is white! How else could Tim Allen play him on TV?

    December 20, 2013 at 3:10 pm |
  17. Chuck Powers

    I really doubt there wasn't any racism during biblical times. I mean if there was racism before Jesus was born, then why wouldn't there have been racism during his time on earth(assuming this guy even existed)?

    I mean the Romans dispised the Germanic tribes that moved into there land, the ancient Egyptians would have anual attacks on the BLACK africans in the south of the Egyptian empire and terrorize them.

    December 20, 2013 at 2:20 pm |
  18. bowldsbrendonbboi7581

    I'll take my Santa in purple please

    December 20, 2013 at 1:30 pm |
  19. michael walker

    lol...people believe santa and jesus are real. HAHAHAHAHA

    December 20, 2013 at 1:24 pm |
    • Just The Facts

      In Santa…

      You stated… "those making the claim should provide the evidence".

      Answer: Perhaps. But those making a counterclaim should also provide evidence to support their counterclaim. It they have no evidence to support their counterclaim, then their counterclaim is worthless…

      January 20, 2014 at 10:41 pm |
      • Just The Facts

        -
        You stated… "They base that claim on the creation myth of their religion…"

        Answer: Creationism is not a myth. It is a fact. A fact confirmed by Jesus Christ himself.
        -
        You stated… "Modern scientific knowledge shows that all creation myths are incorrect…"

        Answer: What you call "modern scientific knowledge" is of the devil and does no such thing. All it does is offer a bunch of lies and theories that are based on assumptions. And all of their assumptions are false….
        -
        You stated… "Therefore the credentials of each religion's god is invalidated."

        Answer: Our credentials is the word of God. And the word of God will never be invalidated by any means. And it is impossible for God to lie…

        January 20, 2014 at 10:42 pm |
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