Why human sacrifice?

Several years ago, I read an interesting submission to Edge.org’s yearly “Question Center” by archaeologist Timothy Taylor, talking about how studying the Incans led him away from cultural relativism (the permalink doesn’t go straight to the individual submission, you’ll have to scroll or Ctrl+F your way down): [Read more…]

The Old Testament and Christian apologetics, part 1: some types of apologists

This post has its roots in a comment thread on Yvain’s blog, the OP of which I discussed here. But it’s not the post itself that prompted this blog post, but rather when I said: [Read more…]