With all the Global Warming stuff in the news and my post on the Millerites of the Antarctic comparing the Global warming cultists to the sects that predicting the end of the world I figured it would be a good time to cross post an old piece of mine on Religion & Science. Since Zilla is still not up to posting as she should rather than promoting it on my blog she has graciously allowed me to post it here
One of the things that generates a lot of debate concerning religion is the nature of the bible. This is a subject that has entranced scholars for centuries.
If you want to study and understand history and western civilization you have to know the bible. Even the great atheists such as Christopher Hitchens understand this as true, but in my opinion it is even more important to understand two things about the Bible:
What it is designed to be.
What it is Not designed to be.
First of all what is the purpose of the bible…