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Where Nietzsche Was Right About Christians

What Nietzsche said in Der Antichrist about the shameful and unnatural weakness of Christians has a great deal of truth in it, truth with which we will someday have to come to grips. There has been something very wrong about the way the gospel is so often interpreted among us—wrong because it is not the will of God that we be the weak and passive things, the welcomers of shame and of death and of inferiority and imperfection that we so frequently are, the excuse being that we are put into this world to decrease and die.

For while it is true that we . . .

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