Tag Archives: bible

A virgin shall conceive

Tomorrow marks the celebration of the birth of the Nazarene. Although his actual, historical entry into the world cannot be known, December 25th is as good as any other date. We don’t know the actual date because there are no historical records, no contemporary writing or archeological evidence to clue us in, and while this […]

In the Name of The Lord

With the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, where they followed the Constitution with its guarantees for Americans to have equality under the law, many who are opposed to equality for all often say that God’s law dictates what marriage is supposed to be about. By God, it’s safe to assume they mean the Israeli […]

Belief is a tricky thing

I’ve never been consulted by anyone at Nabisco as support for their claim that the Oreo is America’s Favorite Cookie, but I assume they checked with someone.  I’ve also never been consulted by a polling service to ask me whether or not I thought a god had created humans in their present form in the […]

The Resurrection

Imagine if you saw a man on the street today that you saw executed three days ago. Then imagine you watch that man levitate off the ground and continue ascending into the sky until he was out of sight. You would have to ask yourself if you just witnessed the laws of nature being completely […]

Biblical Bigotry

The Chick-Fil-A hullabaloo is just the latest public display of human bigotry. Our seeming inability to accept each other as we are, but instead to demean, to segregate and to diminish each other, once again has a public face. It isn’t surprising to me that yet again, the bigots use the Bible to hide behind, […]

Conservatives or Radical Extremists?

The relentless march to the right by the Republican Party has allowed candidates like Rick Perry and Rick Santorum to make a semi-serious run for the Party’s nomination for President. Newt Gingrich is certainly running as a far right candidate as well, although his history betrays him as someone not wholly committed to that place […]