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I’d like to explore a few alleged Biblical errors and contradictions under future questions, but before I do, I have to wonder: does it even matter if the Bible contains a few mistakes? A brief history of Biblical Inerrancy The … Continue reading
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God’s sight. ~ 1 Corinthians 3:19 The mind of God (assuming such a thing exists) is a truly incredible and incomprehensible thing. Not only is it able to keep tabs on the sins and actions … Continue reading
Let’s face it, having an in-depth knowledge of ancient Tyre won’t make you the life of any party (unless you happen to be at a party with a bunch of archaeologists, which I imagine would be pretty dead), but these events … Continue reading
The Bible doesn’t have much to say about why God created animals, other than to say He did, and gave mankind dominion over them (Genesis 1:26). Whatever His reasons, God (or nature) has chosen not to spare many animals from experiencing … Continue reading
We are so intimately familiar with our requirement for food that we rarely ever step back to ponder exactly why we were “designed” to eat. But does this requirement make more sense in light of a Christian world view, or a natural … Continue reading
The story of Noah’s Ark is one of the most important stories of the Old Testament, because it is one of the few miracles that would’ve left behind a literal “flood” of evidence for us to examine. But before we can … Continue reading
In the creationist video series Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution, they discuss the features of insects and animals that don’t seem as if they could’ve arisen from gradual change (I’ll explore a couple of these claims later on). Unfortunately, there’s no … Continue reading
The recent 2012 election in the United States was certainly one of the most aggressive in recent history. When the dust finally settled, the popular vote was split nearly evenly between the two candidates. Many of the “religious right” seemed rather shocked … Continue reading
Without a doubt, no other chapter in the Old Testament is more compelling, or more controversial, than the story of the Suffering Servant. It is used by Christians to both demonstrate the prophetic prowess of the Bible and to qualify … Continue reading
There’s no question that life is complex, but few (if any) other natural objects exhibit the same level of complexity we see in life. Why? If God has no problem creating complex living things, then it stands to reason that He should … Continue reading