Unto Us a Child is Born: Exactly when were the Gospels written?

Gospels

Given the date, it is perhaps appropriate and traditional to mull over some seasonal aspect. For this year, I’d like to ask a question regarding the timing of the authorship of the Gospels. These are the alpha sources for much of our cultural inheritance. I’m not going to simply quote some dates at you, nor … Read moreUnto Us a Child is Born: Exactly when were the Gospels written?

Daft Claim: The Bible trumps Science

Young earth creationist Ken Ham, the chap who is famous for spending over £100 million to build a life-sized replica of Noah’s ark, is on twitter. If you tap into his feed then you will discover that while you will not be informed, you will at times be entertained by his quirky eccentric tweets. He believes some rather … Read moreDaft Claim: The Bible trumps Science

Christian Guidance: “How to respond to Bible skeptics who challenge our faith”

If you are a Christian who has found this posting via google, I should perhaps advise up-front, that this is a skeptics reply to an Article within Christian Post. So the story here is that the title caught my eye and being the curious individual that I am, I thought I’d take a quick peek. … Read moreChristian Guidance: “How to respond to Bible skeptics who challenge our faith”

But that’s the Old Testament!

As pointed out by the Friendly Atheist, Matt Dillahunty has an interesting video up that looks into the justifications for the dismissal of the Old Testament when you point out that the god described within it is a truly obnoxious character and also promotes some highly immoral guidance. The context of the video is that it is part of … Read moreBut that’s the Old Testament!

Claimed Evidence: Prophecy in the Bible

During a dialog with a commenter the topic of prophecy in the Bible came up, and so the following observation was made … Actually the largest argument against fulfilled Biblical prophecies is that there is no way to verify that they were actually predicted before the event happened and not after. In fact, there are so … Read moreClaimed Evidence: Prophecy in the Bible