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What the Bible Says About Rape and Rape Babies

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In the lead-up to the 2012 election, Christians of many stripes scrambled to distance themselves, their religion, or their God from offensive Republican comments about rape.  The comments swelled to fill a four column  “Rape Advisory Chart.” Some of the most … Continue reading

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Why I hope Conservative Christians Will Fight Gay Marriage Tooth and Nail

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With marriage equality battles in front of the voters in four states, the faithful are out in flocks to defend traditional matrimony.  I don’t know exactly what traditional means in this context. It certainly doesn’t mean biblical, or it would … Continue reading

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8 Ways the Religious Right Wins Converts – To Atheism

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Note: Este articulo es disponible en español aquí. If the Catholic Bishops, their Evangelical Protestant allies, and other Right-wing fundamentalists had the sole objective of decimating religious belief, they couldn’t be doing a better job of it.  Testimonials at sites … Continue reading

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Captive Virgins, Polygamy, Sex Slaves: What Marriage Would Look Like if We Actually Followed the Bible

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Let me tell you a secret about Bible believers that I know because I was one. Most don’t actually read their Bibles. If they did, they would know that the biblical model of sex and marriage has little to do … Continue reading

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Polytheism and Human Sacrifice in Early Israelite Religion

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—-An interview with Thom Stark, author of The Human Faces of God. Thom Stark is a scholar of ancient and modern religious texts. He is currently an M.A.R. student at Emmanuel School of Religion in Johnson City, TN.  His first … Continue reading

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