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...]

Moral Guidance From God’s Law In The Bible

A video for sharing with your Christian friends as a (difficult) conversation starter… 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...]

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...]

Biblical Scholar—Western Ethics Come From The Greeks, Not The Bible

Biblical scholar and professor emeritus at the University of Sheffield, Philip Davies writes that the idea that religion bestows ethical value on human life is the most ridiculous thing he’s ever heard.  First he lays into the divine command theory throughout the Torah and proverbs as genuine routes to proper (or even defensible) moral motivation [Read More...]


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