In his latest podcast Episode 19 of Nov 10th 2018 @25:00, Mira Scriptura responds to my post Facing Cognitive Dissonance by conceding on a few points and by defending his position. And while I too would have to concede on a
A few weeks ago, @MiraScriptura posted an article entitled “Bernard Lamborelle vs Mirror-Reading.” Given I had briefly engaged with the author, I was looking forward to this article. I knew it would be different from everything else I had read on Abraham.
“Dissociative Exegesis” is the name of the method I developed for critically analyzing the story of Abraham in the context of a secular covenant. But how reliable is it? I argue in my book that the Abrahamic covenant was established
While reviewing my Twitter feed a few weeks ago, I noticed a number of interesting posts from Steven Tiger (@SteveTiger999). After exchanging a few direct messages I was curious to learn more about his book Doctrine Impossible: A Journey from Dogmatic Religiosity to
I argue in The Covenant that the perspective of a mortal overlord offers an all-encompassing paradigm for solving the question of the origin of monotheism. Among other things, it brings us to realize that Abraham was the father, but not the
Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and one of the most important doctrines of the Christian faith. Indeed, kids just love to have their picture taken with the adorable little bunny at the mall and hunt for the eggs
In their desire to celebrate reason, the natural world and rational thinking, many atheists have come to reject the notion of divine. Some even poke fun at theists who “gullibly” accept the Torah, the Bible or the Qu’ran as the true, only and ultimate
One of the reasons often cited by biblical scholars (and atheists) for denying the historicity of the Old Testament (OT) stories is that they do not match any historical event. One example of a popular documentary desperately trying to fit the Exodus square into the historical peg