Hello everyone. I’m an atheist interested in counter-apologetics. Are there any Jews or Christians (or ex-Jews or ex-Christians) visiting here who have come across any Biblical contradictions or inconsistencies for which you have not found a satisfying answer to? If so, could you please post them here for discussion?
One that theologians and Bible experts have had considerable trouble with over the years are the two different genealogies of Jesus, given in Matthew and Luke. They conflict with each other and with the portions that refer to genealogies in First Chronicles. You will find a thorough discussion here:
It has a nice chart that shows all the discrepancies:
I really enjoy the look on my ex pastors face when confronted with this, " So, your saying God told Abraham to sacrifice his one and only son. And then God said "PSYCH! I was just kidding! here's a goat".