You can’t read these scriptures an honestly think they’re anything but the cataloging of primitive cultural values.
Fundamentalist Christianity is anti-modern. It holds that truth became manifest two thousand years ago, and everything since is of no consequence.
As antiquities scholarship improves, it becomes increasingly clear that the origins of Christianity are convoluted, and not very coherent.
Conservatives should probably read those Bibles they use to beat others over the head. They might learn something.
We were robots. We lost all sense of identity. They took away our birth certificates. We had no calendars or mirrors.
Working on the Sabbath: “Whosoever doeth any work in the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.” Exodus 31:15
The concept of the Devil and Hell seemed to be a human invention, perhaps to scare and control people, but very unlikely to exist in…
The single biggest challenge is not global warming. The primary challenge facing our species is the reproduction of our species itself.
If you’re a Christian in the US, there's a bunch of unearned benefits you get that members of other faiths (or non-religious people) do not.
Early Christians believed all necessary knowledge was in the Bible and thus closed down schools, burned books, and destroyed libraries.
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