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Bible Contradictions #53: Who was Kish’s father?

There are a few people named Kish in the bible, but for the purpose of this post I will be referring only to Kish, the father of Saul. The bible is filled with genealogies, even though the bible explicitly forbids … Continue reading

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The best apologist argument criticizing my list of bible contradictions guts the Christian bible

Of all the criticisms I’ve received of my ongoing campaign to expose bible contradictions, one in particular is quite a powerful argument. The argument is essentially this: The bible was originally written as an inerrant document with no contradictions whatsoever. As the … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #52: Can “true” Christians leave the church?

Early Christians held a monopoly on the No True Scotsman fallacy. Actually, we still hear it on a regular basis. When a Christian does something crazy with which the majority of Christians disagree, people might say, “Yeah, but he’s not a real … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #51: What happened to the city of Ai?

    Joshua sacked Ai about 3,200-3,300 years ago (ca. 13th century BCE). After he burned the city to the ground, the prophet claims the city is “forever a heap of ruins.” This is similar to the prophesy about Tyre. … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #50: Can Jews intermarry?

In the modern age there is still a dumbfounding debate about inter-religious marriage. Although the debate has largely been settled (there’s nothing wrong with it), there are still pockets of society that condemn Catholics who marry Protestants, or the other … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #48: Can women teach in church?

  The Catholic church is steadfast in its insistence that women cannot enter into the priesthood. It’s one of the more backwards social stances held by the church. The best we’ve seen from the Catholic church is the pope saying: … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #47: Did Enoch die?

I previously tackled the does-everyone-die contradiction. I briefly mentioned Enoch in that post. This one expands on Enoch and raises another contradiction. In order to answer the question of whether or not Enoch died, all we must do is read Hebrews … Continue reading

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