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What Really Makes Christianity Different From Other Faiths?
The answer to this question is forgiveness. No other belief system has the equivalent of forgiving your brother seventy times seven, i.e., every time — much less commands you to love your enemies, and bless those who persecute you.
The radical nature of Christian forgiveness is so startling, so overwhelming, that it made the CBS Evening News.
The story began in 2005 in the city of Benton Harbor, Michigan. On that day, Jameel McGee was, in his words, "minding his own business," when he was stopped by a policeman, Andrew Collins.
Professors Explain Belief in Both Christianity and Science
At the Professing Christ in the Sciences event Sunday, IU science professors, lecturers and leaders in their churches said the perceived conflict between science and Christianity is not
“There is no conflict,” said senior lecturer Ben Burlingham from the Department of Chemistry. ”I couldn’t be a scientist if there was.”
Much of the disbelief in Christianity comes from the lack of scientific proof and many Christians support life’s unexplainable phenomena, such as miracles, Burlingham said.
Faith Wins: Cross Returns to Veterans Memorial Park Amid Threats From Atheist Group
Religious liberty advocates are rejoicing after winning the fight to keep a cross at Veteran's Memorial Park in Minnesota after officials decided to create a "free speech zone" to allow the cross to stay.
According to Fox News, the atheist organization Freedom From Religion Foundation - a group well known for its staunch opposition to Christianity - demanded the city of Belle Plaine remove the cross last month. FFRF reportedly sent a letter to the town's mayor, Walter Williams, alerting him that a "concerned community member" contacted them to report the city's new Veterans Memorial Garden included a Christian flag alongside the new American flag and a military flag.