In this second entry of “You Really Ought to Read it First”, we’re going to talk about the Bible in general. There are a lot of people who, in spite of all the truly weird stuff that's in it, believe the Bible is literally true. Like every word of it. Understand when I say … Continue reading You Really Ought to Read it First: The Bible is Literally True?
A lot of people claim the biblical story of Esther is their favorites. And, really, who can blame them? The tale of Esther has everything you could ever want: intrigue, revenge, misogyny, sex, violence. Oh yeah, there’s some courage, a little love and a smattering of devotion in there, too. You may be scratching your … Continue reading You Really Ought to Read it First: The Story of Esther