Journey to Christendom - Introduction - Part 2
Suffice it to say that any humanism that rejects Christ is not lasting; it is, as I have said, superficial.
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Continuation from Introduction - Part 1.
Suffice it to say that any humanism that rejects Christ is not lasting; it is, as I have said, superficial. It is Christ who rose from the dead; there is no other. Should we not pay attention to him? What rational person could reject a resurrected Christ? What godless humanism makes sense in light of the resurrection? Mull that over for a while, and if you are, in fact, a person of true reason, you will not need to read this book, for you will have the main message. Christ is the objective reality! He is life! Why do we waste time with so many empty words and useless arguments favoring a world without him? It is nonsensical and very deadly to do so.
One might argue that in apparent contrast to what I am saying, organized and institutional religion is demonstrably very dangerous as it seems to be at the heart of many a deadly war. But the reason that religion has caused so much bloodshed is that the eternal destination of our souls is something for which we should be willing to fight! We should be more inclined to fight for our religion than our country, for that would be more rational. Our ancestors knew this well. Tell me I must sell my soul and reject my Catholic religion for atheism or a blasphemous one-world spirituality, and I am ready to fight! I want to go to heaven and have no intention of letting you stop me. On this matter, I agree with G.K. Chesterton that religious war, though undesirable, is far more rational than wars between nations: