Is Christianity a religion of convenience?

I was recently discussing my faith with an atheist friend who brought up that Christianity is a religion of convenience. He brought up that any fallacies in the church or its people being attributed to its humanity is a convenient fallback. How should I refute this?


Any religion that has had as many martyrs as Christianity has had for over two thousand years, is hardly a religion of convenience.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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