Genesis 38

The bible has plenty of weird occastions and writtings, but this is fucked up. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/08/29/the-story-of-genesis-38-the-bible-chapter-many-christians-skip-over/

Any Amputees Out There?

Below is a post by an Evangelical claiming to know why his god won't heal amputees. He himself claims to have been cured by his god of a minor skin infection. I would like to read your reactions to his self-absorbed post.   Why does God not...

Gawd

Psalm 14:1 - The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”        The wise man says it with his mouth.

Evangelizing atheists

I have spent a lot of time on internet forums debating atheists and trying to convince them that God exists and the Bible is true.  I usually tried to show them that the existence of God is the only logical explanation for the existence of the...

(08/18/2016) Abstractions, Atheism and I.Q.

Today, focus is upon atheism as an approach through formal studies to acquire and exchange secular knowledge in contrast to being in relationship through Jesus Christ to receive sacred knowledge by multiple operations of divinity.  The finite human...

Epistemology and Religious Belief

                We could choose to agree or not about whether or not there is satisfactory evidence to say that a god does indeed exist. Or we could also choose to argue about what exactly would count as evidence in the discussion. Bertrand Russel was...

A rationale for believing in God

Faith, reason and revelation   First, there is faith, which enables humans to grasp things intangible and invisible, things inexplicable yet real, indeed, even much more real than things material and natural (cf.  Heb. 11: 1, 6).   Then...

On religion

these paragraphs will not be poetically written. This is me venting On religion. I grew up southern baptist. My faith became my own around 4 years ago and I am now an atheist. religion offends me. Even evangelical Christianity, the most seemingly...

Not Just an Atheist

I am not just atheist, but anti-theist. Theism is outdated, archaic, creates demonstrable harm in many ways and in many spheres, promotes an acquiescence to arbitrary authority, is anti-democratic, actively battles scientific knowledge and...

Quick Summary of the Pesher Technique

the archaeologist, Barbara Thiering, has written several books and that website. She spent a lot of time working the Dead Sea scrolls, one of the 'refutations' I read was simply another member of her team basically endorsing her and only mentioning...