Do You Really Believe That?
- Do You Really Believe That? (Noah's Flood) (May 7, 2007)
The story of Noah's flood is one of the silliest and most absurd in the Bible.
- Do You Really Believe That? (The Tower of Babel) (July 20, 2007)
Linguistic evidence, as well as simple logic, imply that the Tower of Babel story is nothing but a crude fairy tale.
- Do You Really Believe That? (The Ten Plagues) (September 26, 2007)
Both believers and skeptics who think the ten plagues of Egypt are historical have overlooked some very obvious consequences of such an event.
- Do You Really Believe That? (The Zombie Saints) (December 26, 2007)
It surpasses belief that the mass resurrection supposedly following Jesus' death could have been missed by both biblical and extra-biblical chroniclers.
- Do You Really Believe That? (Anointing the Sick) (March 23, 2008)
Several large, established churches still follow the Bible's superstitious directions to treat illness with prayer and magical oil.
- Do You Really Believe That? (Abrogation) (June 25, 2008)
The Islamic doctrine of abrogation makes no attempt at explaining why an omniscient deity gave imperfect revelations that he knew in advance he would later have to replace.
- Do You Really Believe That? (The Missing Pages) (September 24, 2008)
Joseph Smith's claim that he could not retranslate a lost section of the Book of Mormon is precisely what a fraud would have said in those circumstances.
- Do You Really Believe That? (Xenu/Thetans) (December 31, 2008)
Scientology's secret "space opera" doctrines and beliefs about malevolent alien ghosts may be the most ludicrous of any modern religion's.