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Losing My Religion - Why Christians Should Drop Their Religion: Redeemer Open Forum

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The modern critique of religion comes from Freud, Marx, and Nietzsche. Freud claimed that religion is psychological self-justification, that we created God to assuage our guilt and fear. Marx claimed that religion is a sociological self-justification, that we created God to exclude those unlike us. Nietzsche said that religion is nothing but a power trip, an attempt to use God to accrue power over others. However, Jesus himself critiqued religion and turned it on its head. This message was given by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on February 21, 1999. Series "Redeemer Open Forums".

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