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Amputees...take two

by James C

amputeeImage by tinou bao via Flickr

The post by Mt/RedAtheist about god not healing amputees hits several items that really get one to thinking.

First, let's take a look at the last half of his/her title.... Avoidance of the question. The most telling admittance of this avoidance I've found is in the testimony by Ken Daniels in his "From Missionary Bible Translator to Agnostic (2003)" as shown in his section 3.1 Crisis #5: Deism (http://www.infidels.org/library/modern/testimonials/daniels.html#Section2.2) where he states, "We never prayed for an amputee's leg to grow back or for a woman with a hysterectomy to have a child, because we knew it was impossible. We prayed only for the possible, and those who prayed for the truly impossible and claimed it happened were disingenuous, like the televangelists."

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