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Help! Genesis

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Oct 2, 2011. 24 Replies

A christian friend of mine has issued this challenge to re-read Genesis as a document rather than a religious book: "But if you read Genesis as described you may see that I am talking about another…Continue

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A balanced view?

Posted on October 6, 2011 at 6:30am 5 Comments

I was thinking today about how people blindly fall in with a religious belief without perhaps understanding different perspectives, belief systems and indeed science.

In most cases (I understand that there are exceptions) people find religion in times of need or anguish. This often puts them in a position of vulnerability, and I believe that religion (intentionally or unintentionally) uses this to its own ends. People are not thinking clearly or logically at these times and so… Continue

Why so militant?

Posted on October 5, 2011 at 6:00am 4 Comments

I should imagine that my atheism came as quite a shock to my religious friends, and yes I do still count you all as friends. Even more surprising is perhaps the militant stance that I have taken with it.

My militancy comes from several sources. First and foremost I think it comes from my character, as a Christian I was evangelical. I always looked for ways to share my faith and organised face to face evangelism in the town centre. Just as I had 'passion' for Christianity it should… Continue

Blind Ignorance Didn't Evolve

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 6:27am 0 Comments

Charles Darwin dies in 1882, and despite demonstrable lies by a woman called Lady Hope, he did not convert before death. In 1859 he published “Origin of Species” one of the finest scientific works ever published.

Since that date some 140 years ago, evolutionary science has continued to grow and discover a mountain of supporting evidence for both evolution and natural selection.

Still, to this day there are creationists that hold that evolution is false. To do so is… Continue

A brief history...

Posted on October 1, 2011 at 4:58am 1 Comment

Three of the major religions formed out of the early Israelite religion, this religion was essentially a precursor for Judaism, Islam and Christianity.


The original scriptures of the Israelite religion were written between 900 – 100 BC. Not all of these had a directly religious origin, but were given religious significance by being collected together into a single compilation.


It was around 1200 BC that a number of tribes of diverse origin inhabited the hills…


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