Wednesday, March 25, 2009

How Atheism Came from Christianity

A provocative comment from Leithart on Guy Stroumsa's The End of Sacrifice:
Second, Stroumsa shows that everyone in the West (and beyond, in large part) assumes a post-AD 70 conception of what religion means. Today’s religious skeptics depend on a definition of religion that came to them from Judaism and Christianity. Christ is inescapable.

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