Tag Archives: God of Abraham

Bible Contradictions #33: Who were David’s sons born in Hebron?

This contradiction deserves a caveat: Chileab and Daniel (as a son of King David) are technically the same person. They have two different names. There is no reason for us to think that Chileab and Daniel are two different people. … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #30: Can god do anything?

The god that revealed himself to Abraham is literally the most complex thing imaginable, as his followers will tell you. He’s been constructed into a being that knows exactly everything you will ever do, yet still finds a way to … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #29: Did all the Egyptian cattle die during the fifth plague?

We all know the story. Moses wanted to take the Hebrews on a weekend getaway, but god forced the pharaoh to reject Moses’ request in order to try out his new toy: a set of plagues he just purchased from … Continue reading

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God kills millions because of their private thoughts (also, angels and humans get it on)

I’ve recently been tasked to read an analyze Genesis 6 (particularly verse 5, but I’m not going to cherry pick a bible verse here). A little background info: In a recent post there was a back and forth between a fellow atheist … Continue reading

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The absurdity of Passover: Drunken celebrations of racism

There are only around 14,000,000 Jewish people in the world, which makes up about 0.2% of the global human population. It’s not a very significant population. On the other hand, Jews have an extraordinary tendency to excel in many academic … Continue reading

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What happens when Christian children and atheist adults have a conversation about god?

The other day I was visiting a friend. We play in a band together. She has an 11-year-old daughter who, after spending some time with the grandparents, is currently going through some sort of religious awakening to Christianity. The mother, … Continue reading

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According to the Quran, Allah tricked everyone into joining a fake religion (Christianity)

Jesus is a very important figure in Islam. Muslims believe that the bible is 100% correct regarding everything about Jesus, except, of course, the things the bible got wrong. Namely, Jesus was not the son of god. He was merely … Continue reading

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Bible Contradictions #24: Is it ok to have a census?

In the bible god seems a bit wishy washy when it comes to the census. David took a census and god got pretty angry by any standards. He murdered 70,000 people. But when his son Solomon took a census of … Continue reading

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Bible Absurdities: Hebrews 7 says that a king from thousands of years ago is still alive

Hebrews chapter seven (Catholic bible linked) starts out by reciting a tale about Abraham after his Slaughter of the Kings (Genesis 14). We again meet King Melchizedek, one of the kings who won the war and in return gave Abraham a ton … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Pyramid: How religions built on other religions die

Jumping off of yesterday’s post about evolution negating the religions that rely on Adam and Eve, I have developed what I will call “Abraham’s Pyramid.” The basic premise of Abraham’s Pyramid is as follows: Christian doctrine relies on the validity … Continue reading

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