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Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, sheer misinformation, and o…

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How do you explain the holy ghost (speaking in tongues)?(r/atheism)

That search is what made me atheist. The truth is that there is no true history of the bible. It’s long lost, a mystery. For instance, we have no idea who wrote the gospels.. .totally anonymous. We don’t know who wrote the OT… At best we know Paul’s letters and a few other books, and we know when certain things were added or changed (for instance the famous John 3:16 was added by a monk later on).

If you want some insight into the history of Christianity, here are some links. It’s a messy world filled with 2000 years of apologetics muddying the waters.

www.reddit.com/help/faqs/atheistgems#HistoryandLit… (specifically this one: Examining the Existence of a Historical Jesus: www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvleOBYTrDE )

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Council_of_Nicaea

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecumenical_council#List_of_e…

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemagne (responsible for converting most of Europe… by the sword. Dealth penalty for having any pagan items, sacked whole villages, etc). more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constantine_I_and_Christiani…

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoroaster

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Documentary_hypothesis

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monomyth

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparative_mythology

Now, if you want some good books… I recommend:

www.amazon.com/Lies-My-Teacher-Told-Everything/dp/…

www.amazon.com/Misquoting-Jesus-Story-Behind-Chang…

www.amazon.com/Wrote-Bible-Richard-Elliott-Friedma…

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Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

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James W. Loewen

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1

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Touchstone

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