How Can You Call Yourselves Christian When You Don’t Believe in the Bible?

A reader asks how we can call ourselves Christians when we don’t believe in the Bible … [Read more…]

Christians need to be honest about biblical contradictions (especially in the Bible’s different portrayals of God)

Christian leaders and churches need to admit that we have done a poor job in teaching parishioners how to read biblical texts critically. [Read more…]

What the H*!! Does “Biblical” Mean?

What does biblical mean to conservative Christians? [Read more…]

Bible-believing Bisexual?

How can a progressive Christian who is living in a same-sex marriage be bible-believing? [Read more…]

The Good Book of Human Nature

In their new book The Good Book of Human Nature, evolutionary anthropologist Carel van Schaik and historian Kai Michel defend the thesis that the Bible is the most important book in the history of humanity. [Read more…]

11 Bible Verses That Turn Christians Into Atheists

When I asked her why she became an atheist, she said, “I started reading the Bible.” [Read more…]

Why biblical inerrancy simply makes no sense

The reason biblical inerrancy simply makes no sense is this: It’s simply not true to human and universal reality. [Read more…]

Lessons from Jesus on how to apply scripture (part 2)

What guided Jesus’s process of sorting through the inconsistencies, contradictions, different perspectives, and theological views in his Hebrew traditions and scriptures to discover and discern God’s will for his life and for the world? [Read more…]