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, 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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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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