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...]

“The Holy Spirit Made Me Do It”

A self-proclaimed prophet blames his sexual assaults on being “full of the “Spirit”: (Hint: That’s not really what he was full of and it’s not what he’s full of now.) “We feel he was probably befriending the parents under the guise of giving the children counseling,” said Metro Police Officer John Bradshaw. According to the [Read More...]


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