Re: [bostonatheists] On the curriculum at Cedarville University in Ohio:

From: Gary
Sent on: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 12:16 PM
Critical Thinking probably isn't high on the agenda at this school. The State of Ohio recogizes this school, that is sad.

--- On Tue, 1/22/13, barbara guillette <[address removed]> wrote:

From: barbara guillette <[address removed]>
Subject: Re: [bostonatheists] On the curriculum at Cedarville University in Ohio:
To: [address removed]
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 11:58 AM

There is a  book, called Escape From Freedom" by Eric From and it explains this concept very well, some people, especially strong in the evangelical world and the Muslim and Jewish World cannot deal with the concept of Freedom, true human freedom, the laws and rules of the church or Mosque or Synagogue makes them feel secure, that is why the book is called "Escape from Freedom". They can't handle freedom, they do not know what to do with it and the more rules and laws makes them fear death less and the more rules and laws intensifies their security within those beliefs.. Its really a secure, insecure problem and a paranoid fear of death, and the unknown.. That is my idea of the religous ideaology and why they need it.
barbara

--- On Tue, 1/22/13, Zachary Bos <[address removed]> wrote:

From: Zachary Bos <[address removed]>
Subject: [bostonatheists] On the curriculum at Cedarville University in Ohio:
To: [address removed]
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 3:43 PM

We believe in the literal 6-day account of creation, that the creation
of man lies in the special, immediate, and formative acts of God and
not from previously existing forms of life...

We believe in the imminent "Blessed Hope," the Rapture of the church
before the tribulation, when the "Lord shall descend from heaven" to
catch up His bride to meet Him in the air and "so shall we ever be
with the Lord."...

We believe in the literal, bodily resurrection of the crucified Lord,
His ascension into heaven, His present life there as our High Priest
and Advocate, and His personal, bodily, visible return to the earth at
the end of the tribulation to establish His millennial kingdom on
earth, and to reign as the only Potentate, the King of Kings, and Lord
of Lords.

_ _

And so on, ad nauseum. From
https://www.cedarville.edu/Job-Openings/Doctrinal-Statement.aspx, via
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/22/several-controversies-converge-ohio-baptist-college
and
http://gawker.com/5977948/the-ludicrous-mythology-that-christian-colleges-teach-as-fact.



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