He said "If you study the Bible in Hebrew, like I've started it's amazing the insight you get. The greek-english is so mistranslated or just shallow compared to depth of Hebrew language. Don't…Continue
"First a little of where my personal perspective comes from. Having lived in Israel, carried an M-16 on the West Bank (ok, in 1986...a different time), learned to speak Hebrew (very poorly these days), and read parts of the old testament in Hebrew, I…"
"First, a lot of Israelis are atheists.
Second, Israel's success is in large part due to science not religion.
Third, I haven't seen any evidence of the supernatural in israel, only humans.
And lastly, history does not provide any evidence…"
"a language once dead, now fully restored and vibrant has never happened in human history!
... Hebrew was almost dead but not really. Yemeni Jews speak Hebrew in a dialect that is very peculiar, and it's said that their Hebrew is the…"
"That is a bit of an old trick of theists to claim that "If only you could read it in the original ..." In whatever language one chooses it is mostly nothing more than the superstitions it a particular tribe of bronze age goat hearders,…"
"It's hard to debate someone who is selectively data searching for convenient historical facts and then distorting and warping them to suit an ideological point. The main thing I'd ask your friend is what methodology he is using. If…"
"Wow, this guy must not know a single Jew. Find a Jewish person, sit back and watch that person rip this person a new one. I'm sure they would be happy to tell this person in great detail all about Jewish history and how they and…"
He said "If you study the Bible in Hebrew, like I've started it's amazing the insight you get. The greek-english is so mistranslated or just shallow compared to depth of Hebrew language. Don't believe in God? Look at Israel. A nation that was nothing 50 years ago and now is thriving and had it's giant neighbors calling for a cease fire when Israel was rocking them in the six day war. A language once dead, now fully restored and vibrant has never happened in human history! All this was…See More
Greetings, v! I notice you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus since April. <sigh> Sometimes it can seem a bit fragmented, with different groups for every interest. Please consider a group for socializing, where we talk about whatever's on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D You might feel more at home.
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