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Latest Posts (In 2016)

Posted: Thursday 16 June 2016 ( 8 years ago )

Which religion is more anti-gay, Christianity or Islam?

Yesterday's post was a bit misleading. Yes, it's true that the Bible is more anti-gay that the Quran, since the Bible commands believers to kill homosexuals while the Quran does not. And yet a majority of U.S. Christians believe homosexuality is m ...

Posted: Wednesday 15 June 2016 ( 8 years ago )

Which is more anti-gay, the Bible or the Quran?

The Bible and the Quran agree on many things. So you might expect them to agree about homosexuality as well. And they do. Both condemn it. But which is more anti-gay? There are only eight passages in the Quran that deal with homosexuality, and they ...

Posted: Wednesday 08 June 2016 ( 8 years ago )

The National Catholic Reporter: Providing convoluted explanations for inexcusable bible passages

In a recent blog post at the National Catholic Reporter, Thomas L. McDonald claims that the Skeptic's Annotated Bible and other internet scoffers "pile ignorant derision" on "the difficult parts of the Bible." He then provides the correct explanat ...

Posted: Sunday 05 June 2016 ( 8 years ago )

It's Ramadan again! Time to sleep all day and party all night.

(At least it is here in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, where I observed the thin crescent of the new moon on 5 June 2016 at 7:35 pm.) For those of you who don't know, it's Ramadan -- the month in which Muslims believe the Quran was revealed to Muhammad (pb ...

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