Opposition to biblical anti-humanism
+ some additional biblical skepticism 
Video
(Top Posts - Distance From Belief
in christianity - 092609)

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Links to some videos imparting perspectives on
the bible from a former fundamentalist christian (first
eight videos), a philosopher who discusses the origin
of the bible and religions (in brief -- one video), and
a bible scholar who discusses his former devout chris-
tianity and some of the problems with the bible (last
two videos) ...

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For a detailed skeptical view of the entire
bible, see
  http://www.skepticsannotatedbible.com/

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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 1
Slavery
 

Enslaving human beings is wrong, so why does the Bible
condone it?

This video is the first of a series that will address inconsis-
tencies & contradictions in the Bible that we studied and
researched on our way out of organized religion. The
videos will be derived from a document containing that
body of research which was written to answer the many
inquiries we knew we would have after our deconversion
was made public. Being 3rd generation Christians, the
flavor of which holds that the Bible is inerrant, divinely
inspired, and literally interpreted, the extrication of our-
selves from organized religion was not without exit
wounds.

Our hope is that this video series will help those Christians
who have questions or may be "riding the fence" to allow
rational discourse with regard to their religious beliefs. And
that possibly, they can remove the thought constraints in-
stalled by their respective religious beliefs.



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 2
Old Testament Murder & Genocide (First Half)
 

A look at the divinely directed murder and genocide in
the Old Testament and whether it was right or wrong.



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 2
Old Testament Murder & Genocide (Second Half)
 

A look at the divinely directed murder and genocide in
the Old Testament and whether it was right or wrong.



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 3
The Value of a Woman
 

A look at the Value of Women in the Bible (includes A
a couple of brief comments on the religion of islam being
based, regarding women, on the Old Testament).



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 4
Does God Lie or Can He Be Involved with Deception
 

A look at whether god can lie or be involved with
deception.



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 5
Can God Change His Mind?
 

Can god change his mind?



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 6
Temptation & Testing (First Half)
 

Includes quotes from Richard Dawkins' book, The
God Delusion, toward the end of the first half.



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An Honest Search for the Truth - Part 6
Temptation & Testing (Second Half)
 

Includes a few glaring contradictions regarding these
issues and the books of 1 Chronicles and 2 Samuel.



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Alan Watts: How We Got The Bible
 

Real brief version of the origins of the bible (and other so-
called 'holy' texts), simply claims of 'divine' authority by
those in power in various cultures and religions at moments
of opportunity (for births of religions) over the past few
thousand years.



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Top Bible scholar leaves Christianity
 

Professor Bart D. Ehrman describes his former devout
religious faith, juxtaposed against his reluctant discovery
that the bible is not the 'word of God', and his religious
faith was unjustified.



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Dr Bart D Ehrman - Bible Scholar - The Truth about
the Bible
 

Professor Bart D. Ehrman discusses the errors that oc-
curred in transcribing ancient biblical texts, either inten-
tional errors due to the efforts of individuals to intention-
ally alter the text, or errors due to ineptness or due to
scribes being tired -- also noted, the fact that none of
the original texts exist, and so all that remains are copies
of copies of copies (etc.) transcribed over periods of
hundreds of years or more.



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