Part 1 – A look at the origins of the modern “Bible vs. Science” controversy.
“What is the church’s stance on evolution and intelligent design?” “Why does God command killing in the OT?” “Did Judas have a choice whether or not to betray Jesus?”
“For believers, this means that scientific data which goes against this idea is either misinterpreted or invalid. For skeptics, this means that the Bible is a book of myths and fairytales and needs to be relegated to the fiction shelf once and for all.”
Does the Bible teach that the world was created in 4004 B.C.?
“Charges that Genesis “copied” other ancient myths and is therefore simply another example of such betray a lack of familiarity–with both ancient Near East literature as well as the text of Genesis–on the part of the one making such a claim.”
Did the Bible copy ancient Babylonian, Sumerian or Egyptian myths?
Female spies allowed to use sex as a tool of espionage, according to Israeli Rabbinic ruling.
My response to some good points raised in Chad’s previous post.
Here is my friend and fellow Methodist, Chad Holtz’s response in our discussion of same-sex sexual relationships and the Church…