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Monotheistic Religions, Do They Really Exist?

Monotheistic claim: “There is only one god.”  This is a claim made by many with varying faiths especially Christianity which arose from Judaism and the worship of the god Yahweh. It is a statement often repeated by many followers of Christianity on Social Media who refer to Yahweh as the Lord our God.  Christianity and Judaism … Continue reading Monotheistic Religions, Do They Really Exist?

Good News Bible has good news on the adoption of conjecture emendation

Good News about the Good News Bible: the title is lying to you. The Good News Bible is not a real bible, not in the technical sense. It does not provide a true translation of Christian or Jewish scripture. It is instead a book that re-writes the stories found in religious scripture while masquerading with biblical … Continue reading Good News Bible has good news on the adoption of conjecture emendation

Sodom And Gomorrah – A Warning From Your Loving And Benevolent God

Sodom and Gomorrah is, to put it lightly, a disturbing tale.  Abraham does haggle with god that if there are ten decent folk to be found in the cities then, for the sake of the just, the cities should be spared.  While god agrees to these terms, I can’t help but get the notion that … Continue reading Sodom And Gomorrah – A Warning From Your Loving And Benevolent God

The Tower of Babel – A Divisive And Fearful God

The Tower of Babel caught my eye after having decided to read my bible.  I attended some 8 years of Hebrew School, and have read the bible before, but it has been a long time.  I can’t quote passages from it on a whim, nor do I know it half as well as I know … Continue reading The Tower of Babel – A Divisive And Fearful God