"I joined early on during the war in Afghanistan. I was watching the news in the morning while getting ready for work. There was a story about a young Lance Corporal who was one of the first casualties. Also featured in the story was his wife and 3…"
"Part of the problem is that as soldiers we are built up to think we are supermen/women. To ask for help suggests weakness. To be offered help is sometimes taken as an insult. When a soldier does take the opportunity to get help we should be sure…"
"Well, Andrew, bibles, annotated or otherwise. are usually not created “with the skeptical reader in mind”.
But there are TONS of annotated bibles with different purposes, different motivations, different research references in mind. Your…"
"Oh yes,that is really good. All the racey bits are pre selected for your reading enjoyment.
Me and my xtain friend were discussing the bible and sex and I mentioned the bit about killing a village of people but keeping all the virgins ..She…"
"The King James is the only Bible specifically compiled with an eye to its poetry and drama, not its alleged content of history or alleged supernatural revelation. H. L. Mencken says its language was already archaic yet was deliberately adopted for…"
I am looking to buy a bible for reference purposes. Is there one out there with the skeptical reader in mind? Possibly with cross-references to pre-christian religions that parallel the popular christian stories.If no such thing exists I would still like your input on what bible is most true to the original texts. all I know is that the NIV is crap.See More
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