All Blog Posts Tagged 'testament' (8)

The Book Of Life

I have been often troubled by the many mortal human attitudes and behaviors many different deities have taken on in various holy texts. Petty emotions like jealously, bigotry, hate, anger, and lust, to name a few. All of these…

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Added by Amanda Ashcraft on February 13, 2014 at 9:59pm — 5 Comments

Wealth, treasure and thrift in the Bible

So, I listened to a little bit of Dave Ramsey today on talk radio because, well, conservative talk is about the only option in East Tennessee, and I usually prefer talk with which I disagree compared with bad pop and worse rock. If you don't know who Dave Ramsey is, he's…

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Added by Our Daily Train blog on March 23, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Old Testament Translation Completes Inuktitut Bible

Good news! (Stay with me here, now.) From Northern News Service Online:

After 34 years, Bishop Benjamin Arreak and a team of Canadian Bible Society translators, including Bishop Andrew Atagotaaluk, have completed the project of a lifetime: translating the Old Testament to make a complete Bible in…

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Added by Godless Poutine on April 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Image of G'd burned in our brains as children

Gwen (a fraudulent friend of my late mother)  asked me why did I hate G'd so much.  I asked, who told you that I hated G'd?  When did I say that and where did I say that?  Gwen told me, well you don't go to church, you don't worship Jesus.  I knew where Gwen was going with this and I turned the tables on her.  I said the following.

First of all, get your facts straight before you come to me with bullshit.  Let's address this Jesus thang, shall we? Where does it say from the OT…

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Added by Regina Goodwin on December 14, 2011 at 5:10pm — 1 Comment

Shitty Miracles (the first): The coin in the fish's mouth.

Working on a line-by-line parody of the New Testament is a unique experience for me as an atheist and it's an interesting way of getting up close and personal with the contradictions and, well, bullshit, of the Bible. I was planning on posting several insights but here's one that requires it's own category: shitty miracles. Thus, Shitty Miracles (the first): The coin in the fish's mouth.

 

What is this miraculous evidence of Jesus's love?

Peter…

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Added by mistercliff on July 6, 2011 at 3:05am — No Comments

Church pushes schizophrenics to violence.

I guess I don't have to tell you guys, the last thing you want to be telling people who suffer from delusions is that mystical demons roam amongst them. But society has a huge problem with calling people's religion into question, this happens.

By the way, yes this is my blog and yes I'm still in the process of building it. I'll be glad to get any constructive criticism.

Added by Billy Deaton on June 2, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

The virgin Mary wasn't a virgin....

Taken from my blog:



Later this week my religion class is going to be "debating" whether or not Jesus was born of a virgin. I of course am going to say he wasn't, and as practice thought I'd run through my reasons here.



What I think it comes down to is probability. Which is a more probable explanation for crop circles?



A) Aliens with super advanced technology that allows them to travel MILLIONS of light years… Continue

Added by Dustin Sanders on March 2, 2009 at 12:59pm — 9 Comments

The Philosophy of Christ – “Vision of Life” project

Foreword.



Jesus Christ had seen many problems with Old religion Judaism as a young man of whom seemingly was a free thinker. Of who not only questioned his own religion but those of other surrounding cultures?



Israel was not cut off from the world traders from Asia and from the Roman empire would relate their own cultural beliefs when on their travels to and throw in the middle east. Greek philosophy and the philosophy’s of Asia would of course be a conversational norm in… Continue

Added by Robin Johnson-Perkins - Babel Fish on December 17, 2008 at 8:36pm — No Comments

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