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Christianity Supports Same-Sex Marriage

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Some Christians point to their Bible for reasons to reject same-sex marriage. Religious reasoning may be binding on them, but it doesn’t carry weight in a society governed by a secular constitution. More importantly, this biblical justification doesn’t hold, even within a Christian context. Let’s take a closer look. [Read more...]

Old Testament Slavery—Not so Bad?

A recent podcast spent an hour responding to Dan Savage’s well-publicized public spanking of the Bible. The podcast says that Savage’s claim–that the Bible is “radically pro-slavery”–is hopelessly wrong, but the Bible itself disagrees. [Read more...]

Ten Commandments have no Role in Public

Few Americans can list the Ten Commandments, but so what? What is their relevance in modern society? [Read more...]

Does the Old Testament Condemn Homosexuality? (2 of 2)

This post concludes our look at homosexuality in the Old Testament with some passages from Leviticus. At first glance, they’re pretty harsh. When properly understood, however, they don’t provide much ammunition to the Christian eager to condemn homosexuality. [Read more...]

Biblical Marriage: Not a Pretty Picture

Do the Bible and the Church make a clear and unambiguous declaration that marriage is between a man and a woman? Nope. Let’s celebrate marriage, but let’s not delude ourselves about how recent our view of marriage is. [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Say About Abortion? Not Much.

God has no problem killing men, women, and children, so what’s the big deal? There’s no prohibition against abortion in the Bible. And that “thou shalt not murder” thing? It’s not even in the Ten Commandments. [Read more...]

Christianity is Self-Defeating

The book of Exodus gives God’s demand that the Jews stick with their own kind when they returned to Canaan. God had to make sure that they weren’t corrupted by the other religions. But the Bible wouldn’t have this prohibition unless the religion had been invented! The Bible defeats itself. [Read more...]


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