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Did Jesus of Nazareth Exist?

janetsanders733
abelsmack

I will be arguing that Jesus of Nazareth did in fact exist. My opponent will be arguing the opposite. I would also like to thank Con for accepting this debate. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening Argument Round 3: Rebuttals/Counter-Claims Round 4: Cross-Examination/Q&A/No-New Arguments Round 5: Conclusion...

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Do the 613 commandments of the old law found in the Old Testament (the Torah) apply to Christians?

jp16103
abelsmack

Do the 613 commandments of the old law found in the Old Testament (the Torah) apply to Christians? If it does not, do Christians have a biblical base for being against homosexuality?The first round is acceptance and the side you are taking.My Background: I was born and raised in a conservative Jewish family that held Sephardic traditions. My parents were Modern Orthodox until they joined a conservative Jewish synagogue two years before I was born. Until last year I was a practicing Jew who kept...

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Jesus of Nazareth Did Not Exist

janetsanders733
abelsmack

I will be arguing that that statement "Jesus of Nazareth did not exist" is false, and that Jesus of Nazareth did exist. My opponent will be arguing that Jesus of Nazareth did not exist.I would also like to thank Pro for accepting this debate.Round 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening ArgumentsRound 3: RebuttalsRound 4: Conclusion ...

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The Bible is immoral.

abelsmack
captmurk

Using examples from a Christian Bible (KJV in my case) and the standards of our society (US juducual system for example) my opponent and I will try to determine if the Bible is a moral source. I disagree and place the burden of proof on myself to prove that while the Bible has some morality it also contains immorality by modern standards....

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As the U.S. becomes less religious, will crime get worse?

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Installgentoo

The percentage of Americans who are members of a religion has been decreasing over the last 20 years and is projected to shrink. What should we expect? Is there a correlation between lack of religion and criminality or bad social behavior? I actually believe that evidence proves the contrary. If you accept the debate it is simple, make a claim and give some evidence. The religion does not matter but you can make a case for any or one particular belief system. However, I think Christianity an...

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