Bible - doubts, disbelief, opposition
(Top Posts - Distance From Belief
in christianity - 022605)

To a poster who offered:
>
> Now, if you what to talk about the word of God
> and what the Bible REALLY says, you might gain
> some true Enlightenment.

I replied with ...

Discuss the following:

Who wrote each book of the bible? Start with Genesis,
end with Revelations, and provide documentation on
what your evidence is for your claims.

Who interpolated those writings, and what did they add,
remove, and change? Start with Genesis, end with Reve-
lations, and provide documentation on what your evidence
is for your claims.

Who chose the bible books, and what were their decisions
based on, and when were their decisions made, and how
did they choose what to include and exclude from their
choices? Provide documentation on what your evidence
is for your claims.

The alternate religious foundational documents, compare
those to the documents in your bible, and explain why the
bible rates a cut above alternatives, -if- you think it does?

Myths, contradictions, comment on those, in the bible.

Anti-humanism, comment on that aspect of the bible.

Anti-feminisim, anti-homosexuality, comment on those
aspects of the bible.

Mass murder, comment on that aspect of the bible.

Threats, comment on that aspect of the bible.

Superstition, encouragement of slavery, comment on
those aspects of the bible.

Impact on humankind, comment on that aspect of the
bible.

Torture of accused heretics and witches, including im-
prisonment, and at worst, death of the accused along
with death of their families, comment on that, and how
you think the bible was involved.

Religious wars, comment on how the bible played a role
in those, if you think it did, or how it was free from play-
ing a role in those, if you think it was.

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