Category Archives: Bible

I see ridiculous tweets.

I saw a post on twitter this evening that went like this. The main reason for the existence of atheism is Christians who do not follow Jesus. — Colton Graham (@LucasColtGraham) August 3, 2013 Now Christians say this all the … Continue reading

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Relational Apologetics: A book review/criticism

This will be a rather long post.  I don’t often write book reviews here, but I do from time to time pick up a book written by someone I disagree with.  It is a good way to sharpen my debate … Continue reading

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Christian salvation and why it makes no sense.

I’m sure it is no surprise to any regular readers that there are a lot of things I find disagreeable or downright immoral in the bible.  From the downright frightening way all of the Abrahamic religions advise we treat women to ludicrous insults hurled at … Continue reading

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True reason ain’t what it used to be.

Some of you may know about the Reason Rally going on in Washington D.C. this weekend.  I am unfortunately unable to attend, but I did come across a website for a Christian group calling themselves True Reason.  (humble I know) … Continue reading

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More brilliant morals from the god of the bible. Deuteronomy: 22:23-24

Back when I was a fundamentalist I carefully studied the bible quite a bit.  You see, back then I took very seriously the command in 1 Peter 3:15 that states: But sanctify the Lord God in you hearts: and be … Continue reading

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Biblical stories that will freak you out. #1

After going through the ten commandments I began thinking about all of the really disturbing stories in the Bible and thought I might start an occasionally writing about passages in the bible which were disturbing or immoral. www.thebricktestament.com Today’s entry … Continue reading

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Commandment #11 of 10….wait…what?

Roy Moore’s 10 commandment display being removed. OK, there are no more commandments, but I thought I would make a final post about the commandments to comment on one of the most troubling things about the ten commandments.  The biggest … Continue reading

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Commandment #10 of 10

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor’s. Exodus 20:17 Well, since I actually praised … Continue reading

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Commandment #9 of 10

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.  Exodus 20:16 Okay, we now come to the only commandment that I actually think is good.  I actually have nothing bad to say about it.  Though interestingly the reason I have … Continue reading

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Commandment #8 of 10

Thou shalt not steal.  Exodus 20:15 To be honest I don’t have much to say about this one that I didn’t say about #6.  It sounds good on the surface but is too vague to be truly useful.  There are … Continue reading

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