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Bart Ehrman: Liars Wrote Parts of the Bible

Bart Ehrman has a new book out and it’s got a rather attention grabbing title: ‘Forged: Writing in the Name of God — Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are’ (HarperOne 2011). And in a recent piece for HuffPo, … Continue reading

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Fat Company Corrupts Good Diets?

The apostle Paul says that “bad company corrupts good morals” (I Corinthians 15:33). Not that I give a shit what the old misogynist says about anything, but, in this particular instance, Paul may actually have some science to back him up. It turns out, … Continue reading

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Matthew 27:51-53: The Bible’s “Night of the Living Dead” Passage

Matthew 27:51-53. Have you ever noticed what it says? Immediately after Jesus’s death, Matthew has this very, very strange Night of the Living Dead story that he includes in his gospel. Matthew says that there was, immediately following Jesus’s death, an … Continue reading

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Are Luke 24:6 and Mark 16:6-7 in Contradiction?

Have you ever noticed the change that Luke 24:6 makes on Mark 16:6-7? Below are the two passages (in the King James Version). See if you can catch what Luke has done to the words spoken by the angel to the women … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Jessica Christ: Prologue (Mark 1:1; John 1:1-5)

Playing off the language of the NT (in the KJV), I’ve taken certain passages from the four gospels and put them into gender reversal (just to see what happens). I’ve also inserted a word firecracker here and there to add some … Continue reading

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