challenging religious privilege in public life



What’s wrong with religion?

3. Religion teaches people to accept their ignorance rather than use it as a motivator for exploration and free inquiry.

The Words of God You’ll NEVER Hear in Church or Sunday School

Have you read the Bible from cover to cover? From Genesis to Revelation? It would seem that few of us have.

Bible Contradictions and Inconsistencies

The Bible is replete with contradictions and inconsistencies. Here are a few examples …

The Pagan Origins of the Virgin Birth

By the time the second Gospel, Matthew, was written the idea of Jesus’ Virgin Birth had crept into Christianity.

The Deep Roots of Separation of State from Church

The separation of church and state has far deeper roots than the Constitution of the United States.

The Church’s Retreat in the Face of Science

The church’s retreat in the face of science continues to the present day. Consider just two recent examples.

The Many Stories of Creation

For the original inhabitants of Japan the world was just a mixture of mud and water until the Creator sent a bird to make earth.

Massacres From the Bible

Numbers 21:6: “And the Lord sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.”

The History of Christianity

The roots of modern science began not with the Renaissance but with the influx of Greek thought in the eleventh century.

The Science of the Bible: The Creation

God created light on the first day – but he doesn’t get around to creating any source of light until the fourth day. And there’s…