How Does a Christian Justify Things like the Undead and Aliens?
Now I grew up in a very insular, conservative, dang near incestuous, Christian group. Very cultish in it’s aspects.
- Separation from the evil world
- Separation of church and govt
- The Bible and the church rules all.
- Excommunication if you pissed off the elders, bishops or pastors (Never mind if you adhered to the Bible’s teachings or not. Cuzz hypocrisy was def a thing! Just go to church and tithe!! FFS!)
So if the Bible only mentions demons, specifically as archangels who fell from heaven. Where did vampires, werebeasts, zombies (though you COULD argue Lazarus, Dorcas and even Jesus?) etc came from? Well if you were literal, if the Bible didn’t mention them, they didn’t exist right?
And yes God created the firmament and the universe, sun moon and stars. BUT nowhere in the Bible does it say any of the other planets in the sky were populated… so where and when did Aliens come from? Or did they? Cuzz again, if you were literal, if the Bible didn’t mention them, they didn’t exist right?
And the evil world, where God is questioned, may or may not be believed in and will most def be erased in the 2nd coming and the rapture. They will have to fight the devil himself, well actually his son.
Things like science and math must have come from a demon or that pesky tree that had apples on it in the garden of Eden. Where Adam and Eve found out the knowledge of good and evil. (Is that where linear thought comes from as well?) Can scientists believe in something they cannot see? (psst Marie and Pierre Curie thought so about radiation!) Can they believe in God?
And how far does this separation have to go??
No electricity, no gas, no indoor plumbing, kids left school at @ gr 8. Cuzz they had to help on the farm ya know! Breeding lots of barely literate cousin-grunts who bowed to the elders was a good thing! According to them…
If i had dared ask such things at the church of my rearing, I’d have had a stern chat minimum! j/s