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Is the Bible the Most Logical Book Ever Written?

Conservapedia, the website boasting “500+ million views,” describes itself as “A conservative approach to education… a way to educate advanced, college-bound homeschoolers, this resource has grown into a marvelous source of information for students, adults and teachers alike.”  A voice for American conservatism, Conservapedia subtitles itself “the trustworthy

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A Religious Lesson About Forgiveness

It’s a common claim that religions around the world teach the wisdom of forgiveness. MoneyMatters101 writes, “Every major world religion teaches that forgiveness is necessary and important. Forgiveness is truly a universally accepted principle and provides common ground for love, acceptance, harmony and true happiness.”

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A Plague of Frogs?

This morning, I found myself reading the Bible book of Exodus, which features six chapters describing ten plagues brought down upon the Egyptians by the god Yahweh in order to punish the Pharaoh for hemming in Yahweh’s favored ethnic group. Almost all of the ten

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Sex And Obscenity In the Bible

“Let us introduce you to parts of the Holy Bible which you have not heard about in sermons from the pulpit, that may shock and dismay you and should certainly convince you that the bible ought to be X-rated. Below you will find a pornographic

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Religious Violence Challenge: Koran or Bible?

Calling all religious believers: O come, all ye faithful, and tell me, without looking, which holy book the following passage comes from: “If you hear it said about one of the towns that God is giving you to live in that troublemakers have arisen among

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The Boundaries Of Skepticism About Climate Change

Yesterday saw the official release of the latest scientific report on climate change from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report is dominated by a skeptical perspective. The scientists who wrote the report repeatedly questioned the data that is widely assumed to show that

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?