challenging religious privilege in public life

Mark Tier

Reason, Science and the Church

When Christianity was declared Rome’s monopoly religion in 380 CE, Greek knowledge was violently suppressed.

The Church’s Retreat in the Face of Science

The church’s retreat in the face of science continues to the present day. Consider just two recent examples.

The Deep Roots of Separation of State from Church

The separation of church and state has far deeper roots than the Constitution of the United States.

Jesus: A Pagan God?

Christian doctrines like the virgin birth were common in many of the religions that pre-dated the time of Jesus.

Massacres From the Bible

Numbers 21:6: “And the Lord sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.”

The History of Christianity

The roots of modern science began not with the Renaissance but with the influx of Greek thought in the eleventh century.