3 reasons why Christianity + prayer to the saints = pagan polytheism

(Cross-linked from Developing the Mind of Christ) If you know much about Roman Catholics, you know they pray to deceased Christians, and especially to Mary. It seems to me this practice is demonstrably unchristian—in fact, pagan. It turns an ostensible form of Christianity into an obvious kind of spiritist polytheism or ancestor worship. Here are …

The ‘Word of God’: is it a Greek or a Hebrew concept?

Some modern skeptics want to say that the New Testament is suffused with concepts of paganism and Gnosticism. Look at John 1:1-2: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. The Greek word for “Word” is “λόγος” or logos. …