Tag Archives: God of Abraham

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 #49: How high were Solomon’s capitals?

During the siege of Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar II’s army destroyed Solomon’s temple. For whatever reason the bible waited until this late in the game to take stock¬†of the temple’s inventory. While Neby’s soldiers were carrying off their plunder, both 2 Kings … Continue reading

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God is not alive: He does not meet the basic criteria for living things

In biology the definition of life is a little tricky. It’s rather difficult to make a single, coherent statement about what life is. Instead, biologists have a list of descriptive traits that define life. For the purposes of this post, … Continue reading

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The Genesis of Self-Immolation

In this video I present the findings of my research into self-immolation as a tool for contention. Although this project doesn’t necessarily have much to do with religion or atheism, it does briefly discuss how religion may have inspired many … Continue reading

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The Atheist Papers facebook page

Wow! Four posts in one day! It’s the summer, and I have more time on my hands. I’ve been keeping as busy as possible, which means reading, analyzing, and critiquing materials. And I have more time to blog (I also … Continue reading

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Can god lead to global peace?: Maybe, but not in the way religious people think

I studied international politics, both in my undergrad and my graduate studies. We were less concerned with international¬†relations (diplomacy and the inner workings of the state in global affairs) as we were with international¬†studies, which is differentiated from international relations … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #37: Did god appear to Moses in the burning bush?

Everyone knows the story about when Moses ate some psychedelic mushrooms and saw god in a burning bush (or something like that). But not everyone knows that the bible is confused about whether or not it was god or an … Continue reading

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