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Yes, Biblical Slavery Was the Same as American Slavery (2 of 2)

“The Lash” (1863)

Our Christian apologist turns to the New Testament to try to reclaim God’s moral mandate on the issue of slavery. [Read more...]

Yes, Biblical Slavery Was the Same as American Slavery

Anguish

In an ongoing effort to let the Bible speak for itself, consider a recent post by a Christian apologist who energetically argues that biblical slavery and American slavery were very different. [Read more...]

Biblical Slavery (3 of 3)

Slave

A Christian podcast spent an hour responding to columnist Dan Savage’s public spanking of the Bible. The podcast says that Savage’s claim–that the Bible is “radically pro-slavery”–is hopelessly wrong. Let’s let the Bible speak for itself. (Part 3 of 3) [Read more...]

Biblical Slavery (2 of 3)

Old Testament Bible slavery

A Christian podcast spent an hour responding to columnist Dan Savage’s public spanking of the Bible. The podcast says that Savage’s claim–that the Bible is “radically pro-slavery”–is hopelessly wrong. Let’s let the Bible speak for itself. (Part 2 of 3) [Read more...]

Old Testament Slavery—Not so Bad?

Enslaved

A Christian podcast spent an hour responding to columnist Dan Savage’s public spanking of the Bible. The podcast says that Savage’s claim–that the Bible is “radically pro-slavery”–is hopelessly wrong. Let’s let the Bible speak for itself. [Read more...]

It’s a Pro-Slavery Free-For-All!

American slave auction, 1619

That God allows slavery in the Old Testament is one of the stickier issues Christian apologists deal with, but instead of dealing with it honestly, some want to ignore the difficult parts. Take a look at what they don’t want you to know. [Read more...]

Biblical Slavery, Part 2

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. (Part 2 of 3) [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...]

On 11/11/11, Let’s Crank it to 11!

You only get one Spinal Tap day every century—11/11/11—and today is it. Spinal Tap was a fictional heavy metal group whose amps had dials that didn’t stop at 10 but went to 11. Today is a day to crank it to 11 by considering some similar nonsensical thinking within Christianity. [Read more...]


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