Rape in the Bible

What does the alleged source of true and absolute morals teach us about rape? Thanks to Dwight for the find. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

God’s Apparent Fondness For Blood Drinking and Cannibalism

It’s just about lunch time and if I know God I know what he wants to eat and have you eat…human flesh!  Steve Wells (creator of the indispensable Skeptics Annotated Bible) the other day compiled handy list of God’s commands for blood drinking and cannibalism.  Read the whole post.  Here are just a few, um, “tastes”: [Read More...]

On Reading Biblical Texts “In Context”

NonStampCollector came back with a new, typically solid, video during my virtual hiatus from blogging: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Divine Serial Killer

Dwindling In Unbelief provides a full chart of all biblical claims of divinely sanctioned killings, replete with death totals and links to blog posts discussing the details of most of them.  A handy resource. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

A Challenge To Christians To Unqualifiedly Condemn Genocide

Christians who defend the Old Testament genocides are guilty of either relativistic authoritarianism (anything can be okay as long as God wills it and His will has simply changed from the Old Testament days to the New Testament one) or, possibly worse, theoretical agreement with all the normal justifications of genocide as long as God [Read More...]

Jessica Lea Mayfield’s “Bible Days”

I’m always scouring for great women singer-songwriters, here is my latest find, the twenty year old Jessica Lea Mayfield: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Need A Handy Compendium Of Biblical Contradictions And Barbarisms?

Howling Wolf has an extremely helpful post worth a bookmarking, a stumbleupon-ing, a Digg-ing, a Facebooking, etc.  Always helpful to have resources with all the specifics. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Biblical Slavery, In Context

Does the Bible REALLY endorse slavery, when read in CONTEXT??? Yes, yes it does. Leviticus 25:44-46: ‘As for your male and female slaves whom you may have– you may acquire male and female slaves from the pagan nations that are around you. Then, too, it is out of the sons of the sojourners who live [Read More...]

If You Disobey God’s Laws He’ll Make You Eat Your Own Children

Seriously, this is straight from Deuteronomy 28:53 which you can find marvelously illustrated with legos by The Brick Testament (whose renderings of a series of God’s curses are helpfully grouped together by Dwindling In Unbelief) And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the LORD thy [Read More...]


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