I know this topic has been beaten to death by atheists, but I have to deal with it, if only because it reveals something very interesting about the psychology of Christian fundamentalists. Slavery is one of the most evil and horrific things the human race has ever done to … [Read more...]
Why Hasn’t God Written Any Books Lately?
God, the reclusive author of the best-selling book of all time, The Bible, hasn't published anything in nearly two thousand years. Why is that? Most authors with that kind of success would be eager to write a follow-up. Not a sequel, necessarily, but he could at least write … [Read more...]
Why I Stopped Believing In God
Back when I was a dedicated Christian, I read a book called Christian Apologetics by Norman Geisler and became very interested in the subject. Soon after, I read several more books about the supposed evidence for God and Christianity. Books like Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, … [Read more...]
LTMFS Part 45: Patience and Patterns
For this post, I decided to include passages from two entries. 16 years ago, I wrote this in my journal: I had a good day today rejoicing in the Lord and in hard work. But I was tested later and I didn’t do too well. I cut the electric fence with the weedeater and I couldn’t … [Read more...]
Why Does God Need Men To Do His Killing For Him?
One of the most common debates between Christians and atheists is whether Yahweh is evil for ordering the slaughter of the Canaanites. For those who aren't familiar with this story, here's a quick summary. After the Jews escaped from Egypt, Yahweh ordered them to kill all the … [Read more...]
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