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26-01-2015, 12:23 PM
RE: The Bible
(26-01-2015 12:20 PM)onlinebiker Wrote:  Best kind of prophet

A "non-profit prophet" being a guy who's only right once in a while, thus unworthy of a paycheck
Fuck money. Makes me the worst kind of prophet. A prophet is a rabble-rouser after all. To rise the rabble in the name of Gwyneth Paltrow? The advantage of a real God, I remain skeptical. Tongue

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27-01-2015, 06:35 AM (This post was last modified: 27-01-2015 06:39 AM by RobbyPants.)
RE: The Bible
(25-01-2015 06:57 PM)TheStraightener Wrote:  How do we know if the bible was even intended to be written as non fiction?

The apologists will probably cherry pick a few prophesies, declare a 100% success rate, and use that to "prove" that it is non-fiction.


(25-01-2015 06:57 PM)TheStraightener Wrote:  Basically, how to people know the intention of the authors?

Honestly, even if you believe God exists, there's no reason other than faith to trust the Bible. Of course, this is all circular. Apologists tend to try and break out of this circle with creative interpretation of prophesies (to keep the above-mentioned 100% track record) and creative history and archeology. If you only consider historical accounts that agree with the Bible, the Bible is always right about history!
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