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What Did the Original Books of the Bible Say?

Bible

Take a trip back in time to see the obstacles we have in seeing the life of Jesus through the Bible. We’ll peel them back one by one—translations, canonicity, reliable copies, and more. [Read more...]

What Does the New Testament Say about Homosexuality?

Heaven and Hell

Several passages from the New Testament are often cited to condemn homosexuality, but these sources undercut their own credibility. [Read more...]

OK, Smart Guy—YOU Tell Us What Happened

I don’t find the Christian story compelling. That the gospel story is literally true is far too big a claim with far too little evidence to support it. But instead of attacking the Christian claims this time, it’s time to explain my view. This is what, to me, explains the facts best. [Read more...]

The Bible’s Dark Ages

What happened during the Bible’s Dark Ages, the period from the original documents to our oldest manuscripts? What kinds of monkey business happened during these centuries of turmoil in the early church? We have every reason to suspect that changes happened that we simply have no way of undoing. [Read more...]

What Did the Original Books of the Bible Say? (Part 2)

What do we do with the contradictory passages in our thousands of copies of New Testament manuscripts? Historians have some inventive approaches to finding the most reliable copies, but there’s plenty of room for error. [Read more...]

What Does the New Testament Say about Homosexuality?

Several passages from the New Testament are often cited to condemn homosexuality, but these sources undercut their own credibility. [Read more...]

Does the Christian Care About the Poor or Not?

Do Christians really care about the poor? Millions do, of course. But prosperity-gospel preachers and many conservative politicians seem to have lost touch with this constituency. TV host Stephen Colbert has a stinging response. [Read more...]


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