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Thu Sep 1, 2016, 06:05 PM Sep 2016

Ray Comfort Sits Down With 'Friendly Atheist' for Interview on Bible's Genesis, Electing Atheists [View all]

BY ANUGRAH KUMAR
September 1, 2016|11:45 am

Evangelist Ray Comfort, who recently released his apologetics film, "The Atheist Delusion," sat down with Hemant Mehta of The Friendly Atheist blog for an interview, and responded to the questions whether Christians must accept a literal interpretation of Genesis and what will happen if atheists are elected to political office, among others.

A Christian doesn't have to believe in Genesis literally to be saved, but you have to believe in the divinity of Jesus, commented Mehta, adding that the faith of a believer is not about evolution or creation.

By rejecting Genesis, you would call Jesus a liar, "because He said, 'In the beginning God created them male and female,'" Comfort responded during the interview, in which both Mehta and the evangelist discussed hard questions in a fairly friendly manner.

But "Ken Ham doesn't take a position as strident as you do," Mehta commented, and said that Ham, the founder of Answers in Genesis, says you don't have to accept Genesis literally to be a true Christian. Comfort responded that some new Christians might take some time to come to the realization that Genesis is a true account of how creation took place, suggesting that that's what Ham might mean.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/ray-comfort-friendly-atheist-hemant-mehta-bible-genesis-electing-atheist-politician-interview-168928/#jVKUE5JMqPymfM1O.99


48:31 audio below:

http://friendlyatheistpodcast.com/2016/08/13/ray-comfort-evangelist-and-producer-of-the-atheist-delusion/

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