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.”
“All major religions teach the necessity of forgiveness,” writes Help […]
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 plagues of Egypt struck an eerie chord with me: bloody […]
“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 view of sex and women, lewdness, depravity and sexual violence […]
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 you and have led the people of their town astray, […]
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 climate change is taking place and has largely been caused […]
As I discussed last week, the One Year Bible for Kids promises to have “your 8- to 12-year-olds read the bulk of God’s Word in one year — you bet!” Tyndale House, the Christian company that publishes The One Year Bible for Kids, declares explicitly that kids should get to know God and that the […]
“Can your 8- to 12-year-olds read the bulk of God’s Word in one year? You bet!”
So says the advertising copy for The One Year Bible for Kids, a publication of the Christian publication company Tyndale House. In its introductory material, The One Year Bible for Kids explains that it’s good to get to know […]
David Perdue, who is currently challenging Jack Kingston for the Republican Party’s nomination to one of Georgia’s seats in the U.S. Senate, isn’t Judeo-Christian enough for America Inc. and L. Brent Bozell The Third. […]
Christian Biblical literalists are faced with this choice: They must either stop going to church, or stop being Biblical literalists, and accept that the Bible is really just a collection of metaphors, and not really the divine word of any supernatural being. […]
Will Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black continue to use his governmentally-established religious power to promote the political agenda of those who push for a reactionary, Bible-based subjugation of women? […]
For a great many Christians, the Bible is an inerrant source of inspiration, a divine book whose every word is to be heeded.
Edgewood Church of Christ: “We often refer to the Bible as the Word of God because God chose to speak to us through a written revelation, but one thing many fail to […]