Why are the Jewish scriptures in the Bible?

“Why is the Jewish Old Testament included in the Bible? Including nonsense about owning slaves and the like. And what’s with that mushroom tripping monk who wrote Revelations? If you are Christians, then why waste your time on anything except the gospels? The rest of the Bible is just opinions and history, written by mere […]

The Sacrifice of Isaac, the Crucifixion of Jesus, and the God of Love

“Why, in the story of Abraham and Isaac, did no-one suggest that human sacrifice is wrong, or that Abraham had no right to human-sacrifice his child?” (from Paul, The Bible for Atheists #5) How did idolatry and the sacrificial system begin? The Bible does not attempt to explain the existence of idolatry and the sacrificial […]