About the Categories. There are 17 categories in the SAB, with the. Kill. Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a time to kill. For everything there is a season or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not. 6 Jul The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, a harsh criticism of the Bible, is written by Steve Wells. Wells spent some 20 years researching the Bible, the.
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But Bible-believers are unwilling to edit the Bible. Who was Zerubbabel’s father? When may a woman teach or speak in church?
Did Lot’s daughters think God had killed every man except Lot? Even if I see uneven analysis, it’s strengthened my ability to critically evaluate not only Biblical references, Christian claims, etc. For the skeptic wanting something fresh to add to their piles of dictionaries, concordances, and lexicons, or for the Christian who thinks their faith can handle a different perspective.
What did the sign over Jesus’s head say? The site does make extreme leaps in interpretations, and sometimes pushes common understanding a bit too far for the quick ‘haha’ [ please explain ]but it still provides insight and a way to begin an argument with a fundamentalist, if you have the sanity for that argument.
The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible
Did the city of Ai exist after Joshua destroyed it? What are the borders of Israel? Injustice Bible believers like to claim that we all get our morality and sense of justice from the Bible.
Who was Noah’s youngest son? Should Christians be concerned with material things? For example, the Earth was not created before the stars universe annnotated the book claims.
I also object to the pointless violence in the Bible, even when God doesn’t seem to be directly involved. Does the blood of animal sacrifices take away sin? Of course, the book has come in for some criticism, mainly from Bible apologists, including an abortive attempt to produce a Skeptic’s Annotated version of the Skeptic’s Annotated Bible.
Is it OK to eat blood? Who was to blame for original sin?
Contradictions as listed in the SAB book
SAB is the Internet equivalent to a skeptjc wall scribbled with graffiti, or arguing by saying, “nanny nanny boo boo. There is not a single book in the Bible, and very few chapters that Wells has not found some fault with.
The end result is a summary that should cause all right-minded people to lose respect for this work and for the belief system that it inspires. Among these are witches, male homosexuals, non-virgin brides, blasphemers, sabbath breakers, and disobedient children. Where did Moses receive the Annotatedd Commandments? Because the work focuses only on the King James version, it has some limitations when arguing with people who use other translations, but those can usually be worked out by reading the given verses in a different translation at a site like Bible Gateway.
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Skeptic’s Annotated Bible
Should we rejoice when we see our enemies suffer? Retrieved from ” anntated Who was Kish’s father? Did Zedekiah’s eyes behold the king of Babylon?
Did the Israelites kill every male in Midian? Does anyone do anything good? Is there an unforgivable sin? In the Hebrew scriptures, the Jews are his favorite people, and he despises everyone else. Do the alleged absurdities and contradictions stack up? Who was Achan’s father? Who cares about that?
Was it OK to touch the risen Jesus before his ascension? There is not a single good idea in the entire Bible that is taught consistently throughout.
What were the last words of Jesus? But after numerous requests we have decided to offer some comments on one of the leading skeptical scribble-sites on the Net, the Skeptics’ Annotated Bible.
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What did Jesus have to say about hating our families? Should you serve God alone? Did Asa remove the high places?