Why Don’t More Religious People Question Their Faith?

In my experience, people who have been lifelong skeptics don't always understand how difficult it can be for religious people to truly question their faith. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to overly dismissive behavior towards believers - like meeting them with open hostility rather than with a willingness to have a spirited exchange. In this … Continue reading Why Don’t More Religious People Question Their Faith?

Btw, The Bible Contains Contradictions – Here Are Some Examples

Recently I wrote a post about why some Christians tend to be blind to Bible contradictions. While that's all well and good, it's also necessary to discuss the details rather than keeping everything in the abstract. So, what are some examples of Bible contradictions? Are they really as troublesome as they seem, or are the … Continue reading Btw, The Bible Contains Contradictions – Here Are Some Examples

Do Religious People Really Believe Their Own Claims?

When one begins to look out over the religious landscape, they will see some perplexing patterns of behavior - sweeping claims are made about the nature of reality, and those who profess to believe them often live just like everyone else. Why is that? Since actions speak louder than words, I would suggest that many … Continue reading Do Religious People Really Believe Their Own Claims?

Why Some Christians Are Blind To Bible Contradictions

If you tell Christians that the Bible contains contradictions, don't be surprised if some of them look at you like you've just kicked a puppy. For those particular believers, the Bible has to be God's "perfect" book - and suggesting otherwise can be seen as sacrilegious. Whether or not the Bible contains contradictions is certainly … Continue reading Why Some Christians Are Blind To Bible Contradictions