The Relativity of Wrong

“[W]hen people thought the earth was flat, they were wrong. When people thought the earth was spherical, they were wrong. But if you think that thinking the earth is spherical is just as wrong as thinking the earth is flat, then your view is wronger than both of them put together.”  – Isaac Asimov, “The [Read More...]

If You Can’t Have the Bible You’d Love, Love the Bible You Have

I probably shouldn’t tamper with the wording of a song for the title of this post. Cee Lo Green has sparked a lot of controversy with his New Year’s Eve rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine,” in which he changed “no religion, too” to “all religion’s true.” But in fact, what Cee Lo did with the [Read More...]

Inerrancy of the Bible and Sarah Palin

The two possible meanings of the title of this post are intentional. It seems to me that the same tactics that Christians who believe in the Bible’s inerrancy use to deal with evidence to the contrary are the tactics being used to defend the inerrancy of Sarah Palin (and other politicians – Palin just provides [Read More...]

Breaking News: Family Radio Prepared to Admit it was Wrong about the Rapture

Via Joel Watts and Peter Kirk I learned that Family Radio, Harold Camping’s organization, has said that if the Rapture has not occurred by midnight Jerusalem time tonight, they were wrong. In related news, Deirdre Good has a round-up of scholars talking about the Rapture. [Read more...]


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