Take Me Out to the Calvary

In all the Christian writers of the first century, in all the devotion they display about Christ and the new faith, not one of them ever expresses the slightest desire to see the birthplace of Jesus, to visit Nazareth his home town, the sites of his...

Gospel Goofs & Goobers

Luke 2:1 shows that the writer (whoever he may have been) lived long after the events related. His dates, about the fifteenth year of Tiberius, and the government of Cyrenias, are manifestly false. The general ignorance of the four evangelists, not...

Christian Persecution in Perspective

In Asia Minor the people were persecuted by orders of [Christian emperor] Constantius. The rites of baptism were conferred on women and children, who, for that purpose, had been torn from the arms of their friends and parents; the mouths of the...

What Does It Take to Get Men to Go to Church?

The temple was designed with a large measure of uniformity over the whole of the Near East now recognizable as a microcosm of the womb. It was divided into three parts: the Porch, representing the lower end of the vagina up to the hymen, or Veil; the...

The Bible Is No Moral Guide

I refuse to accept the Bible as a moral guide, because it sanctions nearly every vice and crime. Here is the long list of wrongs which it authorizes and defends:   Lying and deception, theft and robbery, wars of conquest, cannibalism, slavery,...

Creepy Characters of Christianity

The noblest types of manhood have been slandered, anathematized, and slain by Christians, while the gods, heroes, patriarchs, prophets, priests of the Bible have been presented as the highest models of moral excellence. Of these, Jehovah, Abraham,...

The Golden Rule is Fool's Gold

The Ten Commandments in the OT and the Sermon on the Mount, including the Golden Rule, in the NT, are supposed to comprise the best moral teachings of the Bible. They are declared to be so far superior to all other moral codes as to preclude the idea...

Why Are There So Many Contradictions in the Bible?

The fundamentalists' attitude toward the Bible determines their method of interpreting it. One feature of their method is the screening out of evidence they dislike. When contradictions are encountered in the Bible, one statement may be accepted and...

Fraud R He

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This one is trivial, and there may very well be a perfectly logical explanation. In verse 12 Jesus went from Cana to Capernaum, which is ...

Phantom Prophecy Produces Pertinacious Propaganda

Any challenge to the integrity of the Bible will very likely draw this familiar prophecy-fulfillment response: "If the Bible is not inspired of God, how do you explain all of the prophecies that Jesus fulfilled"? The answer is simple. The so-called...