There are several articles on my blog where I explain why I am an atheist. There are plenty of reasons I can give why I don’t believe in any gods. So far though, I haven’t explained the process that lead me to reject my Christian faith. A series of events that I could not reconcile […]
In 1956, director Cecil B. DeMille treated the world to his epic interpretation of the story of Exodus, where God leads the Jewish people out of bondage in Egypt. Even if you’ve never seen the “The Ten Commandments“, most people will remember the iconic scene where Mozes, played by Charlton Heston, comes down from Mount […]
In The Netherlands, somewhere along highway A6 in the windy province Flevoland, stands a statue in the shape of an oval. It was revealed in 1993 and has been the subject of some controversy. That’s all due to the name of the work of art. When artist Ruud van de Wint saw his work, it […]
It would be funny if it weren’t for the many Roman Catholics who take this seriously. Apparently, retired Pope Benedict has gotten his panties in a twist over plans of his successor, Pope Francis to maybe relax the rules concerning priestly celibacy. So what exactly is going on?
This post is a deeper dive into why I dislike many forms of organized religion, in this case Christianity. Now you may ask “What’s wrong with Christianity?” Many people don’t see the harm in it because in most Western nations, Christianity has been “domesticated”. It’s a watered down version of originally extreme beliefs, cherry-picked from […]
Saying that Jesus maybe never existed, doesn’t go over well with most Christians. Many cling to the idea that the stories of the Gospels are true, eyewitness accounts of historical events. In scholarly circles, this view is fortunately much less accepted. How strong is the case for a historical Jesus really? Is he man or […]