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Christmas Poetry for the non-believer and believer

An Atheist’s Christmas -by Kim Cole Can you hear the bells? Can you hear the bells? Can you hear them calling? Listen to the bells Listen to the bells Look, the boundary’s falling I can smell the trees All so … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bible in Translation By Bruce M. Metzger

The Bible in Translation: Ancient and English Versions is an elaborate overview of the bible starting with the Greek manuscript the Septuagint all the way to the new modern bibles.  In Bruce Metzger’s Book, he gives an outlined history into … Continue reading

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Book Review: God is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

I bought this book, because during a speech by Daniel Dennett he mentioned in his research on de-conversions that this Book, God is Not Great was a major catalyst for some pastors and preachers to de-convert.  And for some it was … Continue reading

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Why I am no longer a Christian?

On several occasion I usually get some version of the two following Question and all these questions are really not about the existence of (any generic) God, but Why I don’t ultimately believe in the Christian God.: What is the … Continue reading

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Did Apostle John and Apostle Peter write their epistles?

Bible Difficulty #10 Could the Apostle John & Peter read and write?  Were they illiterate? Most conservative evangelicals hold to the traditional view that both Apostle John and Apostle Peter were the original authors of their epistle, but historical and … Continue reading

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Celebrating an Atheist Christmas

I initially was not going to make a post about Christmas and atheism, until I saw this article about Atheist celebrating Christmas on the Finding Truth Blog and that for an atheist to celebrate Christmas is not just ‘merely insane, … Continue reading

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A Milestone Post

I thought this would be a great time to do a Milestone Post, considering I have just passed 20,000 views, and just published over 100 blog posts and have gathered a following of just over 100 followers, and over 1,500 … Continue reading

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Why are there no early Aramaic or Hebrew Manuscripts?

Bible Difficulty #9 There are well over 5000 NT manuscripts.  In many languages, but mostly in Greek and Latin.  And the earliest of Manuscripts are in Greek.  However, not one is in the natural language of Jesus and his disciples….Hebrew/Aramaic. … Continue reading

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