Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
The ReligionFacts " Big Religion Chart " is an attempt to summarize all the complexities of religions and belief systems into tiny little boxes on a single, quick-reference comparison chart .
Human prehistory and the Stone Age… a timeline critique (4th edition - October 2012) by A.O. Kime
The Time Between 70 AD and 638 AD When the Muslims conquered Jerusalem in 638 there were no buildings on the Temple Mount to destroy. The Christians had left the Temple Mount in ruins, and even used it as a garbage dump. The temple was destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans. In 132-135 AD after the Jew’s second revolt against Rome the Jews may have attempted to rebuild the Temple.
Non-theistic belief systems Menu Sponsored link. Read news feeds of current topics related to Atheism.
Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was a British-American [ 7 ] [ 8 ] author and journalist whose career spanned more than four decades. [ 9 ] Hitchens, often referred to colloquially as "Hitch", [ 10 ] contributed to New Statesman , The Nation , The Atlantic , The London Review of Books , The Times Literary Supplement , Slate Magazine , Free Inquiry and Vanity Fair .
“About once or twice every month I engage in public debates with those whose pressing need it is to woo and to win the approval of supernatural beings. Very often, when I give my view that there is no supernatural dimension, and certainly not one that is only or especially available to the faithful, and that the natural world is wonderful enough—and even miraculous enough if you insist—I attract pitying looks and anxious questions. How, in that case, I am asked, do I find meaning and purpose in life? How does a mere and gross materialist, with no expectation of a life to come, decide what, if anything, is worth caring about?