Extremes

Recently, I was listening to a podcast and heard someone say that there's nothing in the Bible worth basing morals on. I was really disappointed to hear that, but it's something I've run across before. I read a book a while back where the author criticized the Golden Rule by saying some people might not… Continue reading Extremes

This City Doesn’t Exist

This might look like your typical city street, but don't be fooled. This city street doesn't really exist. Confused? Let me explain. This city street has the misfortune of being built in a spot that the Bible says would remain desolate forever. Ezekiel 26 and the next two chapters prophesy that the city of Tyre… Continue reading This City Doesn’t Exist

How to Stay Open-Minded

There's a blog called Measure of Doubt that I've recently run across. It's not primarily concerned with religion -- it's mostly concerned with philosophy and science. Anyway, they recently uploaded a video that I think is excellent, and I decided to share it. In the video, Julia shares some tips on how to prepare yourself… Continue reading How to Stay Open-Minded

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Yesterday, I received a comment from David, who asked me to perform a little experiment. He wanted me to ask my 3-year old son where the sky came from, and the birds. David felt certain that my son would answer "God," even though we've never taught him about God. I thought this was a great… Continue reading Out of the Mouths of Babes

Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel — Links to Each Article

I thought it might simplify things to have a "table of contents" for all the articles I posted on Daniel. I promise my next post will be about something different! 🙂 Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel -- Introduction Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapter 1 Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapter 2 Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapter 3… Continue reading Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel — Links to Each Article

Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel — Aftermath

First post in this series can be found here. The previous 12 posts are the articles that first gave me cause to question the Bible. Until I happened upon them, I had always believed that the Bible was the inerrant word of God, that it contained real prophecies that had actually come true, and that… Continue reading Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel — Aftermath

Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel — Conclusion

First post in this series can be found here. This article is not my own, but was originally posted by Darwin's Beagle. The author has given permission for the article to be reposted here. Was Daniel really written in the 6th Century BCE? Daniel is presented as the author. He is portrayed as a major… Continue reading Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel — Conclusion

Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapters 10-12

First post in this series can be found here. This article is not my own, but was originally posted by Darwin's Beagle. The author has given permission for the article to be reposted here. 10.1 Summary and analysis of Chapters 10 through 12 This is the final prophecy in Daniel, and it is the most… Continue reading Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapters 10-12

Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapter 9

First post in this series can be found here. This article is not my own, but was originally posted by Darwin's Beagle. The author has given permission for the article to be reposted here. The seventy weeks prophecy is an important one for extreme bible believers. It has even been claimed to herald Jesus' ministry… Continue reading Skeptical Bible Study: Daniel Chapter 9