Christianity’s Criminal History, 107

 Editors’ note: To contextualise these translations of Karlheinz Deschner’s encyclopaedic history of the Church in 10-volumes, Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums, read the abridged translation of Volume I.   The theatre, ‘The temple of the devil’ Almost unanimously (with very few exceptions, such as those of Victorinus of Pettau and Gaius Marius Victorinus), the Fathers of the…

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Christianity’s Criminal History, 105

 Editors’ note: To contextualise these translations of Karlheinz Deschner’s encyclopaedic history of the Church in 10-volumes, Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums, read the abridged translation of Volume I.   The hostility to the classic culture of the first Greco-Christian writers We already showed above how decidedly, with what resolutely rude expressions, Tatian, the ‘philosopher of the barbarians’,…

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Christianity’s Criminal History, 101

  Editors’ note: To contextualise these translations of Karlheinz Deschner’s encyclopaedic history of the Church in 10-volumes, Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums, see the abridged translation of Volume I (here).   The Christian Book Burning and the Annihilation of Classical Culture Where is the wise person? Where is the educated one? Where is the philosopher of this…

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Christianity’s Criminal History, 89

Below, an abridged translation from the third volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums.   Interpolations in the New Testament Christians were very fond of interpolations. They have constantly modified, reduced and expanded the New Testament writings and, for that, they had the most diverse motives. They used interpolations, for example, to reinforce the historicity…

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Christianity’s Criminal History, 82

Below, an abridged translation from the third volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums.   The ‘Holy Scriptures’ are piled up No evangelist intended to write a kind of revelation document, a canonical book. No one felt inspired, neither did Paul, and in fact none of the authors of the New Testament. Only the Book…

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Why Europeans must reject Christianity, 6

by Ferdinand Bardamu   Christianity: bringer of ignorance Christianity is dangerous because it elevates ignorance and stupidity over reason. In the gospel, Jesus encourages his followers to be like “sheep,” the stupidest and most docile of animals. Here, the ideal Christian is a character of low intelligence and little education. Jesus said that unless one…

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Kriminalgeschichte, 20

Note of the Editor: In this section Deschner says: Therein lies the destructive tendency, of consequences that even reach us today, that instead of the ‘natural cosmos’ there is an ‘ecclesiastical cosmos’: a radical religious anthropocentrism, whose numerous repercussions and ‘progress’ endure beyond medieval theocracy [emphasis added]. Bingo! This is exactly what Savitri Devi tried…

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Kriminalgeschichte, 18

Below, abridged translation from the first volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums (Criminal History of Christianity)   Chapter 4: First attacks against paganism ‘And you, too, Holy Emperor, have the duty of holding and punishing, and it is your duty, by virtue of the first commandment of the Most High, to pursue with your…

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