Why Europeans must reject Christianity, 10

by Ferdinand Bardamu   Section IV: Christianity and the narrowing of the Western intellectual horizon Christians declared all-out war on the secular foundations of the Roman state. In doing so, they inevitably attacked Rome’s tradition of great art and architecture, as well as the vast storehouses of scientific and technical knowledge that had been accumulated…

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Why Europeans must reject Christianity, 9

by Ferdinand Bardamu   Section III: Censorship and the Christian War on Western Culture The ecclesiastical decision to censor and suppress classical literature was influenced by militant Christian “fundamentalists,” bigoted anti-intellectuals like Ambrose and John Chrysostom. These men, because of their prominence in ecclesiastical affairs and importance for the patristic canon, were able to aggressively…

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