Was early Christianity a dogmatic religion or a secular philosophy?


A false dilemma! Jesus pointed to the beauty of lilies as powerful evidence that the world is created by a loving Father, that life is a precious gift and that we should love one another as our brothers and sisters. Christianity is a rational religion based on a coherent monotheistic interpretation of reality with moral and political principles which are otherwise inexplicable.

Why not both? :shrug: :shrug:

At first, a dogmatic religion; a sect of Judaism that believed Jesus was the messiah, and the Son of God. After Gentiles were able to convert directly without first becoming Jews, it became a separate religion.

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