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I've been on my spiritual journey for almost a year now and I feel a slight pull back to Christianity. In a sense, I can understand why.
After looking into scripture, research and comparative religion, I've discovered that "God" goes being a literal understanding. It is within and beyond us; pointing to a transcendent understanding. Science (real science, not things like Young Earth Creationism) does not have to be compromised. There is a place for "faith" in the modern world without it having to be a "poison". Truly, I almost feel a sense of, dare I say, enlightenment.
So, why don't I become Christian again?
Simply put, the notion of Jesus as God.
This is one thing that I cannot accept. I, with a spiritual heart and skeptic's mind, do not believe in miracles or revelations. Why would such miraculous things occur in ancient times, but not now? Branching from this is the notion of Jesus as this divine being. I fully accept that Jesus was a great teacher, but a magical man he was not. To believe he was literally born of a virgin, walked on water or rose from the dead is, to me, irrational. In fact, I view it as an antithesis to the teachings of the Buddha; with one putting full faith in a divine Godman whom will save you from damnation if you spiritually submit to his "father" and one being how we find our own nirvana by saving ourselves from, well, ourselves.
Couldn't just believing in his teachings be enough? I feel a pull back to Christianity, Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy in particular, but (oddly enough) Jesus is what's holding me back.