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by Jim Duncan

Download John the Baptist in Congress: How Christian Philosophy Corrupts American Government ePub
  • ISBN 0595220487
  • ISBN13 978-0595220489
  • Language English
  • Author Jim Duncan
  • Publisher iUniverse (April 17, 2002)
  • Pages 170
  • Formats mbr docx azw doc
  • Category History
  • Subcategory World
  • Size ePub 1136 kb
  • Size Fb2 1658 kb
  • Rating: 4.5
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John the Baptist in Congress by Jim DuncanThis book is easy to read yet filled with concepts that are valuable to every individual and critical to freedom and to civilization itself. It is intended for any person who wants to understand the negative influence that religion and Christian philosophy have on the average American. It takes the mystery out of the Bible and challenges the moral/ethical authority of the government to confiscate the wealth of one citizen and transfer it to another citizen.The reader will discover or rediscover:The absurdity of Biblical events,The social chaos that is inherent in the Christian ideals of non-judgment, forgiveness and altruism,A powerful argument for the superiority of reason when challenged by the arguments for faith,The philosophical link between the apostles of Jesus and the political ideals of Karl Marx,A practical and disappointing view of state welfare in America, a demonstration of why equal outcomes are impossible and a formula for being poor,There is no moral/ethical basis for government confiscation and redistribution of wealth,A logical and reason based argument for moral/ethical actions,A rebuttal of the populist argument that the wealthy have a debt to society.

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John the Baptist (late 1st century BC – 28–36 AD) was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early 1st century AD. Other titles for John include John the Forerunner in Eastern Christianity, John the Immerser in some Baptist traditions, and "the prop. Other titles for John include John the Forerunner in Eastern Christianity, John the Immerser in some Baptist traditions, and "the prophet John (Yaḥyā)" in Islam. He is sometimes alternatively called John the Baptizer. John the Baptist is mentioned by the Hebrew historian Josephus and revered as a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá'í Faith, and Mandaeism

Philosophy & Religion . The Gospel According to John reduces the Baptist from an Elijah to a model Christian preacher, a mere voice; it omits any description of Jesus’ baptism.

Philosophy & Religion. Lifestyles & Social Issues. Politics, Law & Government. Baptism of Jesus by St. John the Baptist in the Jordan River; from an Armenian illuminated manuscript of the Gospel, 1268. Matthew and Luke are thought to further develop Mark’s narrative.

Pious Christians who left Constantinople secretly took the head of St. John the Baptist with them, and then hid . John the Baptist with them, and then hid it in Comana (near Sukhumi, Abkhazia), the city where St. John Chrysostom died in exile (407). However, after unexpectedly discovering the head of St. John the Baptist in France and then returning home to Russia, this citation became a real revelation for us. It is this next finding of the head of St. John the Baptist that we would like to write about below.

The importance of John in the divine scheme of things probably is summed up best in the testimony of Jesus himself. It is a barren region of rugged hills and valleys (Earle, 30). John the Baptist in Prophecy. Among them that are born of women there has not arisen a greater than John the Baptist (Mt. 11:11). John’s Background and Birth. Any Hebrew familiar with his Old Testament could have expected the ministry of John as a preliminary measure in the divine plan, paving the way for the appearance of the Messiah. Isaiah’s Prophecy of John the Baptist.

This book leaves few denominational toes untrodden. Theology began to be supplemented, then co-opted and corrupted, by Greek philosophy: namely, Middle Platonism, then Neoplatonism, and later Theurgy.

Francis Duncan, American Historian, government official . Recipient David D. Lloyd Prize in History 1970, Theodore and FranklinD. Roosevelt Naval History Prize, 1991. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, United States Naval Institute, Society for History in the Federal Government, Naval Submarine League, Naval History Foundation, National Council on Public History.