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The task force convened on and off from 1985 to 2006. The principal finding was that the quotes and deeds of Jesus as written in the Gospels are mostly mythical.This is a strange world when compared to our world, but Christians believe that this world was real in the past.My contention is not that ancient people were stupid, but that they were very superstitious.It comes from the bawling and fearful infancy of our species, and is a babyish attempt to meet our inescapable demand for knowledge.” The Christian world is also one that was created in 6 days with Earth at its center, a world where Neanderthals, Homo erectus, and Homo habilis have no place in history, where dead people rose out of their graves, walked about the city and conversed with the living, a place where demons could enter pigs and cause them to run off a cliff and drown themselves, where two bears can maul and kill 42 children, a place where a woman can conceive and deliver while remaining a virgin, where the act of sending dead people to a place of eternal torture can be seen as a just punishment for living an ordinary human life, a place where angels interact with the local citizenry and make important proclamations, where slavery is held up as an honorable ‘enterprise,’ where women are a form of property, and where rebellious children, adulterers, and homosexuals are considered so evil that they deserve to be stoned to death.And finally it is a world where God feels that he must kill his own son because he can find no other way to forgive people of their sins.Look for it not in your neighborhood, your city, your state, your country, or anywhere on planet Earth- it is a world gone with the wind, or much more likely, a world that never really existed. Loftus, at his website “Why I Am Not a Christian”: The Bible is filled with superstitious beliefs that modern people rightly reject.
It is a world where God lived in the sky (Heaven), and the dead “lived” on in the dark recesses of the Earth (Sheol).
In total, they lay out a convincing case that Christianity is untrue.