Tag Archive: agnosticism

how to justify embarrassing bible verses – part 1

If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. He must… Continue reading

lurking 12: the good christian wife

There’s lots of online advice about how to be a good Christian wife. I’ve seen quite a few handy tips recently that I think would benefit a wider audience. Insanitybytes gives her insanely romantic opinion on… Continue reading

is christianity relevant?

Christian blogger PSPruett shed some light on the relevance of Christianity in a recent conversation she/he initiated about paedophiles. I thought it would be useful to share this point of view – food… Continue reading

meaning and purpose for christians and atheists

This is the famous argument from nihilism: that, if atheism is true, there is no logically defensible meaning to be found in life. Tragic, to be sure, and there should be no implication… Continue reading

through the looking glass

It sometimes seems as if society has become so warped that we have stepped into a sick fantasy world of upside-down. Conservative Christian women simply long for the good old days when everything made sense,… Continue reading

church rules

I think I might be out of touch with what church membership means. A membership document from a modern day church was drawn to my attention, and I’m genuinely shocked by this covenant… Continue reading

employability and sin

One of the biggest Christian charities in the world has just announced that due to its strict adherence to the Bible, there are a number of its beliefs that are non-negotiable for its… Continue reading

what is religious freedom?

Under the Obama administration, the government compels us to violate our religious conscience, our bedrock, immutable principles, by purchasing products we believe to be immoral. In most countries in the world, religious freedom… Continue reading

the god God’s contribution to modern medicine

The Christian god God and his son, Jesus Christ, with whom he is one being, left some invaluable advice to us humans about life here on Earth, in their jointly authored book, the… Continue reading

simple explanations

The simplest explanation for the ubiquity and persistence of the human concept of God is that there is a God to whom humans yearn to connect. I came across this sentence in a post… Continue reading