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Steve King Proves, Unconvincingly, That America Is A Christian Nation

Steve King represents Iowa’s 4th congressional district and has been serving in the congress since 2003.  It is not only his belief that America is a Christian nation, but he also believes he can prove it with an asinine anecdote. Basic Morality 101 The art of recognition of one’s misdeeds, reporting them and apologizing, and … Continue reading Steve King Proves, Unconvincingly, That America Is A Christian Nation

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

Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’

I saw the below quote from William Dembski, a philosopher and theologian, on a friend’s status update on Facebook. Though I did not have the time to examine it at first, I knew it looked absurd, and I was compelled to unpack the quote and write an article on it.  So here I am, several … Continue reading Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’

Terrorism – A Toxic Soup, But Is Religion Really The Key Ingredient?

Is terrorism caused by religion, or circumstances of oppression, be it economic or a military occupation from a foreign country?  This question to me falls on the scale of nature and nurture.  There are many people who believe Muslims represent the predominant threat because of their methods of terror; most notably suicide bombings.  But is … Continue reading Terrorism – A Toxic Soup, But Is Religion Really The Key Ingredient?

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