Religion: The Fruits of Misbelief

Three out of every four U.S. Lutherans do not believe that Jesus told jokes. Eight out of ten do not think that he felt sexual attraction. More than half, on the other hand, have no trouble believing that Christ "knew everything all of the time," seven out of ten have no doubts about his divinity, and eight out of ten believe that he rose physically from the dead. In short, conclude the authors of the remarkable new study from which these statistics are taken, Lutherans in the U.S. "reflect the ancient heresy of separating...

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