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The Bible Says a Lot of Things

One thing I’ve found is that, when someone discusses the Bible from a secular perspective, there will be devout believers who get angry about it, even though no one is actually attacking their faith. I guess part of the problem … Continue reading

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Idol Wild

I’ve been reading a book on legends from ancient Israel, which includes a few stories on Abraham, who is sometimes considered to be the first monotheist in history. Obviously this would be difficult to prove, especially since it’s not even … Continue reading

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Rasta Row the Boat Ashore

In my series of religion posts, I’ve been examining different religions, explaining what I know about them and trying to find out more. I’m running out of major religions to cover, but here’s another one from the twentieth century: Rastafarianism. … Continue reading

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Two Arks, No Waiting

Interestingly, within the past week or so, I found links to rumors about the locations of both Biblical arks, Noah’s Ark and the Ark of the Covenant. I seem to recall that, when I first learned about these two arks, … Continue reading

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