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Christians, authors debate role of submissive wife →

Apparently, humanity toward women is up for debate in certain Christian circles.

fe-not-phoe:

goodreasonnews:

jewishatheist:

ht: AH


Some apologists actually think the accurate translation isn’t ‘cut off her hand,’ because that kind of “punishment by mutilation is inconsistent with the Bible.” The accurate translation, they say, is ‘to shave off her pubic hair.’ Cause that’s not mutilation, right guys?Look, here’s an article about it: http://debunkingchristianity.blogspot.com/2011/07/underhanded-biblical-interpretation.html?m=1Great job, Bible!

I don’t actually care that the translation is up for debate, or even than biblical law is fucked - we all knew that.What disturbs me is that we can translate the same passage as “cut off her hand” and “shave her groin”The question this raises must be asked: how many other passages have drastically different translations that we have not questioned because they maybe are not as outrageous as this one

It’d be shocking if any aspect of the Bible wasn’t significantly reimagined and edited-by-committee.

fe-not-phoe:

goodreasonnews:

jewishatheist:

ht: AH

Some apologists actually think the accurate translation isn’t ‘cut off her hand,’ because that kind of “punishment by mutilation is inconsistent with the Bible.” The accurate translation, they say, is ‘to shave off her pubic hair.’ Cause that’s not mutilation, right guys?

Look, here’s an article about it: http://debunkingchristianity.blogspot.com/2011/07/underhanded-biblical-interpretation.html?m=1

Great job, Bible!

I don’t actually care that the translation is up for debate, or even than biblical law is fucked - we all knew that.
What disturbs me is that we can translate the same passage as “cut off her hand” and “shave her groin”
The question this raises must be asked: how many other passages have drastically different translations that we have not questioned because they maybe are not as outrageous as this one

It’d be shocking if any aspect of the Bible wasn’t significantly reimagined and edited-by-committee.

Source : jewishatheist

Bachmann: American Jews 'Sold Out Israel' To Help Obama; Bible Predicts US Will Turn Against Israel In End Times | Right Wing Watch →

Michele Bachmann and Tony Perkins show their true colors when Jews don’t behave in accordance with right-wing interests.

jewishatheist:

ht: AH


Some apologists actually think the accurate translation isn’t ‘cut off her hand,’ because that kind of “punishment by mutilation is inconsistent with the Bible.” The accurate translation, they say, is ‘to shave off her pubic hair.’ Cause that’s not mutilation, right guys?Look, here’s an article about it: http://debunkingchristianity.blogspot.com/2011/07/underhanded-biblical-interpretation.html?m=1Great job, Bible!

jewishatheist:

ht: AH

Some apologists actually think the accurate translation isn’t ‘cut off her hand,’ because that kind of “punishment by mutilation is inconsistent with the Bible.” The accurate translation, they say, is ‘to shave off her pubic hair.’ Cause that’s not mutilation, right guys?

Look, here’s an article about it: http://debunkingchristianity.blogspot.com/2011/07/underhanded-biblical-interpretation.html?m=1

Great job, Bible!

Source : jewishatheist

theonlyasia:

Good news: I finally found a scholarship for atheists

Bad news: I have to explain how I am an activist for atheism

??????

Sorry I was too busy being concerned with real issues like feminism and racism to care if we take “under God’ out of the Pledge of Allegiance????

Religion is a driver in oppressing women and minorities. Religion creates insular communities with arbitrary rules. Fighting for women and racial minorities is an effort to tear down the walls religion has built. You’re advocating for an open community that embraces diversity and equality and shuns segregation and traditional values.

I’d say that’s being active in atheism. There’s much more at stake than ‘under god’ in the pledge.

Source : theonlyasia
idealizable:

me

Every time there’s a stranger at the door.

idealizable:

me

Every time there’s a stranger at the door.

Source : minuty

The Forces Behind The 'Religious Freedom' Movement That Exploded Last Week →

Focus on the Family, among others are apparently penning bigoted legislation in Arizona.

My (Brief) Detention By Iran's Morality Police →

godlessgreg:

Eager volunteers:  ”morality cops” - universal pricks 

Give Islamic belief a little power and whatya get? Overbearing chauvinistic authoritarian violence and oppression! Score another one for religion! Better luck next time, humanity.

Source : godlessgreg

Steve King Worried Gays Could Trick Businesses Into Committing Hate Crimes →

Very tricky, gays! Nice try, luckily there’s some good-hearted god-fearing muricans like Steve King out there who’re wise to your grift!