Tag: errors

The Bible is Inerrant! – Biblical Errors – Volume 1: Genesis & Creation

“The Bible is inerrant!” is something quite commonly said in debate. It’s part of the circular reasoning: “The Bible is the word of God, because it tells us so, God is perfect, therefore the Bible is infallible.” We have a number of articles that address things like: Common Theistic Fallacies (e.g. Circular Reasoning) Confirmation Bias Contradictions in The Bible Morality in the Bible Fine Tuning Watch Maker Evidence for Jesus’s Existence Apologetics This article is not going to address any…


Which Atheist Arguments Should We Stop Using?

Introduction. Previously I have written an article that lists and explains some Common Theistic Fallacies that are often brought up in arguments. As an atheist who is active in several online debate and discussion groups, they are things that I see with exceptional regularity. However, it is unfair to think that it is only the Theists that present faulty, or fallacious, arguments. Although atheism, being the Null Hypothesis/Neutral Position is the more logical position than belief, belief being an illogical conclusion,…


Common Theistic Fallacies

In this article we will address some of the common Fallacies that are used by Theists in arguments. An important point to be made about fallacies is that it does NOT automatically mean that someone is wrong. It means that the formulation of their argument is wrong, and that we can dismiss that argument until they can present it in a way that has been argued properly.   Argument From Incredulity: Definition – This fallacy happens when one claims that…


Contradictions in the Bible

In reading the Bible you might notice that some things don’t seem to make sense. You might get confused that accounts of events seem muddled, contrary, or erroneous and are looking for answers. How many contradictions have you spotted in the Bible? You may have asked your vicar/priest etc and had responses that may seem satisfactory, but are they doing anything more than justifying or rationalisation? How many have you been told there are no contradictions in the bible? “The…