Criticism of Christianity

Criticism Of Christianity

Part of a series on
Criticism of religion
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Jainism
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Judaism
  • Monotheism
  • Mormonism
  • Roman Catholic
  • Seventh-day Adventist
Religious figures
  • Jesus
  • Moses
  • Muhammad
  • Ellen G. White
  • Bible
  • Book of Mormon
  • Quran
  • Talmud
  • Upanishads
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Denis Diderot
  • Epicurus
  • Sam Harris
  • Christopher Hitchens
  • David Hume
  • Karl Marx
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Thomas Paine
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Terrorism
  • War
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Mormonism
Other topics
  • Abuse
  • Apostasy
  • Fascism
  • Sexuality
  • Persecution
  • Slavery

Throughout the history of Christianity, many have criticized Christianity, the church, and Christians. Some criticism specifically addresses Christian beliefs, teachings and interpretation of scripture. The formal response of Christians to such criticisms is described as Christian apologetics. Several areas of criticism include some claims of scripture itself, ethics of biblical interpretations that have been used historically to justify certain attitudes and behaviors, the question of compatibility with science, and certain Christian doctrines.

Read more about Criticism Of Christianity:  Miracles, Ethics, Science, Origins

Other articles related to "criticism of christianity, christianity, criticism":

Criticism Of Christianity - Origins
... also Historicity of Jesus, Christ myth theory, and Christianity and Paganism Some have argued that Christianity is not founded on a historical Jesus, but rather on a mythical creation ... Author Brian Branston has argued that Christianity adopted many mythological tales and traditions into its views of Jesus ... The agnostic type of form-criticism would be much more credible if the compilation of the Gospels were much later in timeā€¦ ...

Famous quotes containing the words criticism of, christianity and/or criticism:

    I, with other Americans, have perhaps unduly resented the stream of criticism of American life ... more particularly have I resented the sneers at Main Street. For I have known that in the cottages that lay behind the street rested the strength of our national character.
    Herbert Hoover (1874–1964)

    Anybody can be virtuous now. You can carry at least half your morality about in a bottle. Christianity without tears—that’s what soma is.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845)