Tag: Atheism

(Re)Considering Christianity: A Skeptic Looks at the Christian Religion – Introduction, part 8

To see more posts in this series, please go to the series’ page. In the summer of 2004, I ventured down to Texas to be with a young woman (we’ll call her Mary) with whom I had fallen in love, having met her the year… Continue Reading “(Re)Considering Christianity: A Skeptic Looks at the Christian Religion – Introduction, part 8”

Evangelical (Atheist) Eisegesis: ‘The Skeptics Annotated Bible’ (#1)

For more posts in this series, “Evangelical (Atheist) Eisegesis.“ I became an atheist in 2013 after a yearlong battle staving off doubt and unbelief through prayerful meditation over the Bible and by reengaging apologetic literature that had helped me in the past. When my… Continue Reading “Evangelical (Atheist) Eisegesis: ‘The Skeptics Annotated Bible’ (#1)”

The Weekly Roundup – 9.13.19

It’s back! The Weekly Roundup has returned from its hiatus since earlier this summer. Since I was responsible for the August 2019 Biblical Studies Carnival, I suspended work on the Roundup to prepare for that. But that has been submitted and so I’ll resume… Continue Reading “The Weekly Roundup – 9.13.19”

(Re)Considering Christianity: A Skeptic Looks at the Christian Religion – Introduction, part 7

To see more posts in this series, please go to the series’ page. Near the end of my sophomore year, the two floor leaders on my hall nominated me to become a floor leader for the beginning of my junior year. I interviewed for the… Continue Reading “(Re)Considering Christianity: A Skeptic Looks at the Christian Religion – Introduction, part 7”

The Weekly Roundup – 7.5.19

I was finally able to listen to part 2 of “Pete ruins Exodus” over at the podcast The Bible for Normal People. As usual, great material looking at the beginning stages of Moses’ call to Egypt, including that bizarre scene in Exodus 4:24-26. The… Continue Reading “The Weekly Roundup – 7.5.19”

The Weekly Roundup – 6.28.19

“Aren’t mistakes, contradictions, myth, etc exactly what you would expect from a non-divine book?”– @AlchemistNon @AlchemistNon has a new post over at his blog on why he left Christianity. Our stories have a lot of similarities: a fervency for evangelism, continuous reading of the… Continue Reading “The Weekly Roundup – 6.28.19”