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7 Logical Fallacies in the New Testament

During a recent email discussion I was accused of invoking "personal incredulity" in response to a particular interpretation of Scripture. Just in case I wasn't paying attention, my accuser provided a handy link to the definition: Because you found something difficult to understand, or are unaware of how it works,…

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Your car is bigger than my car

Often when you're reading the Bible you'll come across something odd. It's always worth pausing with these for a few minutes and following a marginal reference or two, because you never know what you might stumble upon. Regular reading trumps marginal references though. People are very good at pattern matching;…

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Old Books

In which a New Testament letter is found to be quoting from a gospel writer, showing that early manuscripts were widely circulated in the years following the death of Christ. I get somewhat tired of hearing that the New Testament was a loose collection of writings that evolved in the…

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Surviving Jericho

In which an unremarkable phrase offers circumstantial evidence of the historical authenticity of the book of Joshua. Some time ago I was reading through Joshua and stumbled into a verse that I had to re-read several times to make sure I wasn't daydreaming; one of those verses that you can't…

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