The Bible Then and Now

The Bible Then and Now June 30, 2016

Bible Then and Now

You’ve probably seen versions of the above that make the false claim that the Bible offered science ahead of its time – which no one noticed apparently until after the fact. John Loftus shared the above response, which pokes fun at that attempt.

My own perspective is that both the religious fundamentalists who insist that the Bible is something other than a collection of ancient human texts, and the atheists who think it is noteworthy that the Bible is a collection of ancient human texts, both distract from the more useful approach that ought to be taken to the Bible, then and now: to treat it seriously as precisely what it should always have been acknowledged to be, namely a collection of ancient human texts.


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