Book Review: Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard Friedman

The standard Christian response to the question "What is the Bible?" is that the Bible is the Word of God. In other words, the Bible is not just a story about God, its very words and message were inspired by God. The problems begin when you ask us to be more specific. Some will tell … Continue reading Book Review: Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard Friedman

Learning to ask “Did God really say?” again.

"Did God really say?" is a famous question -- it is the first question asked in the Bible. It is also an infamous question -- it was asked by the Serpent, who represents the deceiver in the Bible. Satan, if you like. With this seemingly well meaning question, the devil threaded the needle that would … Continue reading Learning to ask “Did God really say?” again.

God and Science: Friends or Foes?

Pick up your Bible and trace the historical story-line of the Israelites, from Abraham down to the New Testament Jesus and His followers. If you read the story like any other story, you will notice a significant trend. Take Moses and the burning bush, for example. Apparently, this event was unusual to Moses. It was … Continue reading God and Science: Friends or Foes?

Blog Break (11 Mar 13)… and Some [Not So] Bad News

Are you ready? Check these out: WHO CREATED GOD? No, the answer is not as simple as you may assume at first (it is not "no one"). This question is usually asked in the context of the argument that says, "If something cannot come from nothing, then where did God come from?" This article provides … Continue reading Blog Break (11 Mar 13)… and Some [Not So] Bad News