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1990.htm The Skeptical Review 1990 (Volume One, Number One) http://freethought.tamu.edu/mag/sr/1990/1/ Why Another Religious Publication? The first cover article for the first issue of _The Skeptical Review_. Des
1991.htm The Skeptical Review 1991 (Volume Two, Number One) http://freethought.tamu.edu/mag/sr/1991/1/ The Jannes-Jambres Syndrome How did Paul know the names of the magicians who opposed Moses (2 Tim. 3:8)? Farr
1992.htm The Skeptical Review 1992 (Volume Three, Number One) http://freethought.tamu.edu/mag/sr/1992/1/ Silence in Fantasyland According to Till, "The silence of men like Archer and Jackson when they are offered
1993.htm The Skeptical Review 1993 (Volume Four, Number One) http://freethought.tamu.edu/mag/sr/1993/1/ Living on Borrowed Time The writing is on the wall, and the days of Christian fundamentalism are numbered. A P
1994.htm The Skeptical Review 1994 (Volume Five, Number One) http://freethought.tamu.edu/mag/sr/1994/1/ No Morality Without the Bible? Bibles? _Bibles_? We don't need no stinkin' Bibles! Humans are more than ca
1995.htm The Skeptical Review 1995 (Volume Six, Number One) http://freethought.tamu.edu/mag/sr/1995/1/ The Sound of Silence _The Skeptical Review_ has an editorial policy that grants equal space to inerrancy belie
1amalk94.htm Was the Amalekite Massacre a Moral Atrocity? Was the Amalekite Massacre a Moral Atrocity? Farrell Till The story of the Israelite massacre of the Amalekite nation is recorded in [ref001]1 Samuel 15 . The f
1back90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number One) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number One: The Unfinished Debate On May 10, 1988, James H. Laws, Jr., a Church-of-Christ preacher and a
1back90a.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number One) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number One: The Unfinished Debate On May 10, 1988, James H. Laws, Jr., a Church-of-Christ preacher and a
1back92.htm SECOND DEAVER-TILL DEBATE CANCELED While arranging their debate in San Marcos, Texas, Mac Deaver and Farrell Till agreed to conduct a second debate on the same subject (Bible morality) in Central Illinoi
1back94.htm Back Cover (Vol.5, No. 1) Recommended Reading If you enjoy the articles published in _The_Skeptical_Review _, you will be delighted to know that a paperback reprint of _Is_It_God's_Word?_ by Joseph Wheles
1back94a.htm Back Cover (Vol.5, No. 1) Recommended Reading If you enjoy the articles published in _The_Skeptical_Review _, you will be delighted to know that a paperback reprint of _Is_It_God's_Word?_ by Joseph Wheles
1back94b.htm Back Cover (Vol.5, No. 1) Recommended Reading If you enjoy the articles published in _The_Skeptical_Review _, you will be delighted to know that a paperback reprint of _Is_It_God's_Word?_ by Joseph Wheles
1back94c.htm Back Cover (Vol.5, No. 1) Recommended Reading If you enjoy the articles published in _The_Skeptical_Review _, you will be delighted to know that a paperback reprint of _Is_It_God's_Word?_ by Joseph Wheles
1back94d.htm Back Cover (Vol.5, No. 1) Recommended Reading If you enjoy the articles published in _The_Skeptical_Review _, you will be delighted to know that a paperback reprint of _Is_It_God's_Word?_ by Joseph Wheles
1back94e.htm Back Cover (Vol.5, No. 1) Recommended Reading If you enjoy the articles published in _The_Skeptical_Review _, you will be delighted to know that a paperback reprint of _Is_It_God's_Word?_ by Joseph Wheles
1boobo91.htm [ref001] Scientific Boo-Boos in the Bible [ref002] Scientific Boo-Boos in the Bible Bibliolaters claim that the Bible is inerrant in every detail, in matters of history, science, geography, chronology, etc
1brain93.htm Does the Bible Speak of a Brain? DOES THE BIBLE SPEAK OF THE BRAIN? Ed Babinski Does the Bible or the witless Scarecrow in _The_Wizard_of Oz_ mention the brain more frequently? If your answer was the scare
1canaa93.htm Was It Morally Right for God...? Reprinted from _The_Firm_Foundation_.... WAS IT MORALLY RIGHT FOR GOD TO ORDER THE KILLING OF THE CANAANITES? Clarence Lavender The Bible teaches that God never does anyth
1case92.htm [ref001] A Case in Point [ref002] Dr. Robert H. Countess One _ought_ to be able to apply the ICBI definition(s) of inerrancy to any page or verse or phrase or word of the Scriptures and thereupon judge whet
1casu95.htm [ref001] What about casualty Numbers? [ref002] What about casualty Numbers? Farrell Till William Sierichs' article on biblical armies should convince any objective reader that Yahweh's inspired writers had
1child93.htm Suffer, Little Children SUFFER, LITTLE CHILDREN Farrell Till If you couldn't believe what you were seeing while reading the foregoing article, you probably have no background in Christian fundamentalism. A
1deav91.htm [ref001] Deaver-Till Debate [ref002] Deaver-Till Debate Mac Deaver, a Church-of-Christ preacher from Austin, Texas, and Farrell Till will conduct an oral debate on the campus of Southwest Texas State Univ
1debat94.htm The Dobbs-Till Debate Reprinted from the _Firm_Foundation_.... The Dobbs-Till Debate Dub McClish On May 23-26, 1993, H. A. (Buster) Dobbs, Christian, and Farrell Till, atheist, engaged in a public debate i
1dream94.htm And God Came to Abimelech in a Dream And God Came to Abimelech in a Dream Farrell Till [ref001]Genesis 20 records one of the doublets that tell of Abraham's habit of passing his wife Sarah off as his siste
1flat90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Issue Number One) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number One: The Flat-Earth Belief of Bible Writers Adrian Swindler All Christian sects recognize th
1front90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number One) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number One: Why Another Religious Publication? If there is anything the world already has enough of, sur
1front91.htm [ref001] THE JANNES-JAMBRES SYNDROME [ref002] THE JANNES-JAMBRES SYNDROME Is there no limit to what bibliolaters will resort to in order to defend the inerrancy doctrine? We thought we had heard just abou
1front92.htm [ref001] Silence In Fantasyland [ref002] Silence in Fantasyland On October 26-28, 1978, the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy (ICBI) met in Chicago to begin a ten-year project designed to define
1front93.htm Living on Borrowed Time Living on Borrowed Time Despite all the noise being made by the vociferous religious right and the influence it currently exerts on the Republican Party, there are clear indication
1front94.htm No Morality Without the Bible? No Morality Without the Bible? Of all the arguments that fundamentalists resort to in their defense of the Bible, none is more ridiculous than their claim that the Bible is
1front95.htm [ref001] The Sound of Silence [ref002] The Sound of Silence An old Simon and Garfunkle song spoke of the sound of silence, a term that is becoming more and more descriptive of the way that Christian fundame
1harmo93.htm A PERFECT WORK OF HARMONY? A PERFECT WORK OF HARMONY? Farrell Till In the second issue of TSR (Spring 1990, p. 14), we raised the question of harmony in the Bible in a short article with the same title as
1hovin94.htm The Hovind-Till Debate The Hovind-Till Debate Dr. Karen Bartelt On September 11, 1993, Kent Hovind, a "creation-scientist" evangelist from Pensacola, Florida, and TSR editor Farrell Till met in p
1hurra90.htm [ref001] Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number One) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number One: The Last Hurrah of the Inerrancy Doctrine Farrell Till Many fundamentalist Christians sincerely b
1idol94.htm To Those Who Worship the Bible-Idol Dave E. Matson So you think that those antediluvian children may have been unduly influenced by their parents, part of the _cancer_ that had to be cut out? Poor, limite
1impre90.htm [ref001] Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number One) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 19901: Number One: The Inerrancy Doctrine Is Found To Be Impregnable _A_reply_to_"[ref004]The Last Hurrah....
1land91.htm [ref001] Yahweh's Failed Land Promise [ref002] Yahweh's Failed Land Promise Farrell Till In their desperate efforts to prove that the Bible was verbally inspired of God, inerrancy believers often point to p
1lost95.htm [ref001] Religion and How I Lost It [ref002] Religion and How I Lost It Bob Hypes "Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so." These lyrics constitute one of my earliest memories of re
1mail94.htm From the Mailbag From the Mailbag I read your piece on why Saul died, and it reminded me of the inconsistency of the Bible as to just who killed Saul. [1] Was it the LORD? Saul "enquired not of the
1mail95.htm [ref001] From the Mailbag [ref002] From the Mailbag What an honor to be published by your fine magazine. I enjoyed your article entitled "Mcbull to the rescue". Its [sic] me, Mr. Till! I am the mi
1mitch94.htm The Amalekite Destruction a Moral Atrocity? The Amalekite Destruction a Moral Atrocity? Lindell Mitchell Mr. Till agreed to affirm: "The Israelite destruction of the Amalekite nation as recorded in t
1mitch95.htm [ref001] Mitchell Rides Again [ref002] Mitchell Rides Again Farrell Till After arbitrarily declaring victory and dropping out of the debate on the Amalekite massacre (Spring 1994, p. 15), Lindell Mitchell qu
1nonp92.htm [ref001] NON-PROFIT RECOGNITION [ref002] Skepticism, Inc., the official publisher of _The_Skeptical Review_, has been recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a non-profit organization. This is impor
1num95.htm [ref001] Those Amazing Biblical Numbers [ref002] Those Amazing Biblical Numbers: Taking Stock of the Armies of Ancient Israel William Sierichs, Jr. The survival of ancient Israel must have often been in dou
1omni95.htm [ref001] God Is Omniscient? [ref002] God Is Omniscient? Elsewhere in this issue (pp. 9, 16), we discussed inconsistencies in the biblical claim that God cannot be tempted ([ref003]James 1:13) and the fact t
1poly94.htm Polytheism in Genesis: Baal and Ashtoreth vs. Yahweh Polytheism in Genesis: Baal and Ashtoreth vs. Yahweh Sol Abrams [ref001]Genesis 1:26-27 says, "And God said, `Let _us_ make _man_ in _our_ likeness
1posse91.htm [ref001] Possession of the Promised Land [ref002] Possession of the Promised Land Charles Coats It is my pleasure to be able to write a response to Mr. Till's article concerning "[ref003]Yahweh's Faile
1print91.htm [ref001] Inerrancy Debates in Print [ref002] Inerrancy Debates in Print Skepticism, Inc., has reissued the Laws-Till Debate. After challenging Farrell Till to a written debate on the inerrancy question, Ja
1saint92.htm [ref001] WHAT HAPPENED TO THE RESURRECTED SAINTS? [ref002] What Happened to the Resurrected Saints? Ed Babinski Two short verses in Matthew raise perhaps the most serious questions that can be put to a lite
1seth92.htm [ref001] Sons of God: Just the Godly Lineage of Seth? [ref002] Sons of God: Just the Godly Lineage of Seth? Farrell Till In a front-page question-and-answer column in the June 1991 issue of _Christian_Couri
1tarry92.htm [ref001] Did They Tarry In The City? [ref002] Did They Tarry in the City? Farrell Till So much depends on the resurrection of Jesus. Without it, the whole superstructure of Christianity would collapse. T
1tempt95.htm [ref001] God Can't Be Tempted? [ref002] God Can't Be Tempted? Proponents of the perfect-harmonytheory have another problem on their hands. If we are to believe [ref003]James 1:13, God cannot be tempted: &qu
2amram90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Two) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Two: Holes in the Two-Amrams Theory Farrell Till In our first issue of _The_Skeptical_Review_, I e
2any93.htm Any Loophole Will Do ANY LOOPHOLE WILL DO Farrell Till The how-it-could-have-been scenario is a common tactic that fundamentalists use to "explain" passages in the Bible that pose serious problem
2back90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Two) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Two: A Perfect Work of Harmony? Inerrancy proponents often refer to the Bible's perfect harmony a
2bast94.htm No Bastards Allowed No Bastards Allowed Farrell Till The law of Moses barred those of illegitimate birth from entering into the assembly of God: "A bastard shall not enter into the assembly of Yahweh;
2biolo91.htm [ref001] Bible Biology [ref002] Bible Biology Farrell Till An earlier article ([ref003]"What About Scientific Foreknowledge in the Bible?" Fall 1990), debunked the fundamentalist claim that the truth of verb
2blood91.htm [ref001] THE BLOOD OF JEZREEL [ref002] Jerry McDonald In the spring 1990 issue of _The_Skeptical_Review_, Editor Farrell Till wrote an article entitled "[ref003]A Perfect Work of Harmony?" in whic
2chew95.htm [ref001] Still Chewing: Chasing Rabbits With Dr. Geisler [ref002] Still Chewing: Chasing Rabbits With Dr. Geisler Jeffrey A. Justice Even though I addressed a similar argument by Gleason Archer in my articl
2city92.htm [ref001] A Very Great City [ref002] A Very Great City Dave Matson [ref003]Jonah 3:3 informs us that the old Assyrian capital, Nineveh, was an exceedingly great city, being three days' journey across! 'Twas
2comp92.htm [ref001] Computer Bulletins [ref002] Computer Bulletins We receive frequent requests for permission to use TSR materials in computer bulletins. Anyone wishing to do this need not write for permission. Noth
2deb91.htm [ref001] Inerrancy Debates Available [ref002] Inerrancy Debates Available The unfinished Laws-Till Debate, which the fundamentalist James H. Laws withdrew from after three manuscript exchanges, is availabl
2dying94.htm As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying (With Apologies to William Faulkner) Farrell Till Our old fundamentalist friend Bill Lockwood claims that in my musings on truth I have fallen on my own sword. I trust, then, t
2examp93.htm AN EXAMPLE OF "PROPHECY FULFILLMENT" Farrell Till What about all of those amazing examples of prophecy fulfillment? This is a question that fundamentalists almost always resort to in trying to d
2front90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Two) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Two: We Come Not to Destroy the Bible Reaction to our first issue was mainly what we had expected
2front91.htm [ref001] Playing the Odds [ref002] Playing the Odds Farrell Till "If I am right and you are wrong...." How many times have bibliolaters said this to skeptics after all rational efforts to defend t
2front92.htm [ref001] There's a Living In It [ref002] There's a Living In It A subscriber in Florida recently raised an interesting question: "Why can't these preachers simply admit that the Bible is not the inerr
2front93.htm God Was With Him God Was With Him In January, newspapers in Central Illinois reported the tragedy of a young man who was seriously maimed in a train accident. Wearing Walkman earphones as he strolled alo
2front94.htm [ref001] But If There Is No Tooth Fairy... Disclaimer The following article appeared in the Spring 1994 issue of _The Skeptical_Review_. _The_Skeptical_Review_ is published by Skepticism, Inc., P.O. Box 6
2front95.htm [ref001] The Wisdom of the World [ref002] The Wisdom of the World Have you ever thought about the implications of Adam's and Eve's sin? They ate of the tree of knowledge ([ref003]Gen. 3:6), an act that open
2impos92.htm [ref001] Impossible for God to Lie? An Answer [ref002] Impossible for God to Lie? An Answer Michael P. Hughes Quite often those who wish to discredit the Bible form an idea, then do their very best to fin
2jehu91.htm [ref001] Ahab, Jezebel, and the Blood of Jezreel [ref002] Ahab, Jezebel, and the Blood of Jezreel Farell Till There is apparently no limit to the far-fetched scenarios that Bible fundamentalists are willing
2legs94.htm Just Whose Legs Are Unequal? Just Whose Legs Are Unequal? Farrell Till In our first exchange on the Amalekite massacre, Lindell Mitchell accused me of poor logic and evasion of the issue, but the readers s
2lie92.htm [ref001] Impossible for God to Lie? [ref002] Impossible for God to Lie? Farrell Till "God cannot lie. For this reason alone, we know that whatever he personally has communicated to mankind is true.&quo
2loop93.htm What is Wrong With Any-Loophole-Will-Do Hermenuetics What is Wrong With Any-Loophole-Will-Do Hermenuetics Dave Matson One solution, offered by the editor of a Bible newsletter, envisions two campfires in
2mail94.htm From the Mailbag From the Mailbag I received your cover letter and a copy of _The_Skeptical Review_, and wish to thank you very much for your kindness. I read every word of the issue you sent and am very
2mail95.htm [ref001] From the Mailbag [ref002] From the Mailbag I just watched your program on TV [Atheists Talk produced by Minnesota Atheists] and felt such relief that these questions were of interest to someone els
2mamz95.htm [ref001] What Was a "Mamzer"? [ref002] What Was a "Mamzer"? Farrell Till Despite various challenges we have issued for someone to write an article in response to "No Bastards Allowed" (T
2maze92.htm [ref001] THE RESURRECTION MAZE [ref002] The Resurrection Maze Farrell Till When two or more statements contradict one another, they cannot all be right. If we apply this rule of evidence to the testimony of
2more95.htm [ref001] More Trouble for the Perfect-Harmony Theory [ref002] More Trouble for the Perfect-Harmony Theory Farrell Till The Bible is so perfectly harmonious from cover to cover that only divine inspiration c
2noah93.htm COMMON SENSE AND NOAH'S FLOOD Farrell Till "The Impossible Voyage of Noah's Ark" by Robert A. Moore (_Creation/Evolution_, Winter 1983) is the most thorough exposure of absurdities in the univer
2plug90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Two) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Two: Plugging "Holes" in the Two-Amrams Theory Jerry Moffitt _A_reply_to_"[ref004]H
2pray95.htm [ref001] Let Us Pray [ref002] Reprinted from _Freethought_Today_... Let Us Pray Judith Hayes Not only Christianity, but most religions, urge prayer. Prayer is a practice that cannot survive the harsh spotlig
2pub91.htm [ref001] Recommended Publication [ref002] Recommended Publication _Biblical_Errancy_ is a monthly paper that also exposes the myth of Bible inerrancy. Although we don't agree with everything in it, we do re
2read93.htm Reader Reaction READER REACTION We receive far more letters than we can respond to, but occasionally we print samples that contribute useful insights to the articles and materials we publish. The Till-Lock
2silen93.htm Silence in Fantasyland SILENCE IN FANTASYLAND Although we have a standing offer of free space for all writers who wish to respond to our rebuttals of their articles reprinted from fundamentalist papers,
2sword94.htm The Skeptic's Sword The Skeptic's Sword Bill Lockwood Farrell Till, the turncoat preacher of skepticism, has finally made an effort to justify his "evangelism." His favorite ploy, of course, is t
2tour94.htm Touring the Middle East Jesus Style Touring the Middle East Jesus Style William Sierichs, Jr. I recently went to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from Alexandria, Louisiana, by traveling through Shreveport and Orl
2uneql94.htm Mr. Till, Your Legs Are Unequal! Mr. Till, Your Legs Are Unequal! Lindell Mitchell My first response to Mr. Till ended with these words: "Perhaps he is saving the best for last. We shall see." I
2view95.htm [ref001] Yes, View the Tapes! View the Tapes! [ref002] Yes, View the Tapes! View the Tapes! Farrell Till The day I received the preceding article from Jerry Moffitt, I wrote to tell him that I would put it
2virgi93.htm A Virgin-Birth Prophecy? A VIRGIN-BIRTH PROPHECY? Kenneth E. Nahigian Prophecy is a muddy science, and Bible prophecy more muddy than most. Take those Old Testament prophecies. Evangelists never tire of te
3answ95.htm [ref001] Answers to a Claim of Errancy of the Scriptures [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Four: Answers to a Claim of Errancy of the Scriptures In his debate with Jerry Moffitt, Farre
3back91.htm [ref001] [ref002] TILL-McDONALD DEBATE Farrell Till and Jerry McDonald will conduct an oral debate at Sullivan, Missouri, on July 29, 30, and August 1, 2, 1991, at the Community Center in Sullivan. McDo
3back91a.htm [ref001] [ref002] TILL-McDONALD DEBATE Farrell Till and Jerry McDonald will conduct an oral debate at Sullivan, Missouri, on July 29, 30, and August 1, 2, 1991, at the Community Center in Sullivan. McDo
3back91b.htm [ref001] [ref002] TILL-McDONALD DEBATE Farrell Till and Jerry McDonald will conduct an oral debate at Sullivan, Missouri, on July 29, 30, and August 1, 2, 1991, at the Community Center in Sullivan. McDo
3back94.htm A Reader's Letter to Mitchell A Reader's Letter to Mitchell Dear Mr. Mitchell: Having read your exchange with Mr. Farrell Till, I felt I should write and share with you my thoughts on your discussion. I gr
3back95.htm [ref001] [ref002] Address Changes If you change your address, you must notify us in order to receive _The_Skeptical_Review_ without interruption. The post office will not forward third-class mail, so if yo
3claim95.htm [ref001] Evaluating Historical Claims [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Three: Evaluating Historical Claims Farrell Till The biblical characters presented as emissaries of God were almo
3comp92.htm [ref001] Computer Bulletins [ref002] Computer Bulletins We receive frequent requests for permission to use TSR materials in computer bulletins. Anyone wishing to do this need not write for permission. Noth
3debate9.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Three) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Three: Moffitt-Till Debate Postponed At Jerry Moffitt's request, he and Farrell Till have mutu
3did92.htm [ref001] Did They Or Didn't They? [ref002] Did They Or Didn't They? Farrell Till In the Autumn 1991 issue, we began a series of articles designed to show inconsistencies in the resurrection accounts of the
3evide94.htm Evidence That Doesn't Demand a Verdict Evidence That Doesn't Demand a Verdict Mark Smith Josh McDowell, in his books entitled _Evidence_That_Demands_a Verdict_, makes a big deal of the value of testim
3fifty92.htm [ref001] Squeezing Fifty Years Into Twenty [ref002] Squeezing Fifty Years Into Twenty Farrell Till No contradictions in the Bible? That's what bibliolaters say, but the facts say something else. A simple ex
3flat90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Three) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Three: The Flat-Earth: Still an Embarassment to Bible Inerrantists Adrian Swindler As I proved i
3flaw94.htm Another Flaw in the Perfect-Harmony Theory Another Flaw in the Perfect-Harmony Theory Farrell Till Inerrantists boast that the Bible possesses a thematic unity so amazing that it can be explained only on
3front90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Three) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Three: No Takers Our second issue brought another wave of angry reaction. Some wrote REFUSED o
3front91.htm [ref001] The Deaver-Till Debate [ref002] The Deaver-Till Debate On March 25-28, Farrell Till met Mac Deaver, a Church-of-Christ preacher from Austin, Texas, in oral debate on the campus of Southwest Texas
3front92.htm [ref001] Increasing the Advantage [ref002] Increasing the Advantage In all issues of TSR, we have offered the opposition equal space to rebut our lead articles. Although we have asked many inerrancy defen
3front94.htm Is Jesus a Counterfeit? Is Jesus a Counterfeit? In the Till-Dobbs Debate, fundamentalist preacher and editor Buster Dobbs asserted that the Book of Mormon is an obvious counterfeit and then proceeded to
3front95.htm [ref001] What About Their Missing Links? [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Three: What About Their Missing Links? Creationists never tire of talking about the transitional forms or &quo
3geis94.htm The Geisler-Till Debate The Geisler-Till Debate Farrell Till On March 29th, I "debated" Dr. Norman Geisler at Columbus College Columbus, Georgia. The issue was the resurrection of Jesus. Most readers w
3hare94.htm The Law of the Jungle Hare Jesus: Christianity's Hindu Heritage Stephen Van Eck "Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned" ([ref001]Prov. 6:28)? But of course! Objective and open-mi
3jehov91.htm [ref001] Jehovah, The One And Only God Jehovah, The One And Only God Mac Deaver In Farrell Till's article. "Yahweh, the God of Gods," he took the position that "(m)onotheism or the belief th
3jungl94.htm The Law of the Jungle The Law of the Jungle Dave Matson Once upon a time, in the bad old days, ancestor Mitchell became annoyed with ancestor Till. Since there were no moral laws then, ancestor Mitchell de
3mail94.htm From the Mailbag From the Mailbag I have never subscribed to Skeptical Review, but I have read one issue. Enclosed is $4 for a subscription. If I have missed any issues that would be included in this su
3mail95.htm From the Mailbag [ref001] [ref002] From the Mailbag I have been very pleased with _The_Skeptical_Review_. However, I must express a small amount of alarm over some of the logic in your article [ref003]"
3matso95.htm [ref001] Creationists Bugging You? [ref002] Creationists Bugging You? Dave Matson, whose articles have frequently appeared in TSR, has written a thorough refutation of the major young-earth arguments used b
3mitch94.htm Affirmations That Mitchell Did Indeed Make Affirmations That Mitchell Did Indeed Make Farrell Till Throughout Lindell Mitchell's "rebuttal" articles on the issue of the Amalekite massacre, he re
3more91.htm [ref001] More Problems for Bibliolaters [ref002] More Problems for Bibliolaters Bibliolaters want us to believe that the Bible is a work so harmoniously perfect that only divine inspiration can explain it
3oppur92.htm [ref001] A Two-Thousand Dollar Oppurtunity [ref002] A Two-Thousand-Dollar Oppurtunity The last letter, of course, was written to Wayne Jackson, the editor of _Christian_Courier_, a publication that we have
3proph95.htm [ref001] All Prophets Were False! [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Three: All Prophets Were False! According to the Bible, false prophets were to die ( [ref004] Dt. 18:20; [ref005] Ze
3read92.htm [ref001] Reader Reaction [ref002] Reader Reaction We receive many interesting letters that, regrettably, we have no space to print and often no time to respond to. In this issue, we are publishing three let
3reply90.htm [ref001] The Skeptical Review (Volume One, Number Three) [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Three: A Reply to "The Flat-Earth Belief of Bible Writers" Jerry McDonald The claim wa
3respo92.htm [ref001] Sarah's "Power" to Conceive: A Response [ref002] Sarah's "Power" to Conceive: A Response Bill Lockwood I am delighted to take in hand to review Farrell Till's article "Sarah's 'Power' To Conce
3saint92.htm [ref001] More About the Resurrected Saints [ref002] More About the Resurrected Saints Farrell Till The attention it has received indicates that Ed Babinski's article about the resurrected saints ([ref003]TS
3sarah92.htm [ref001] Sarah's Power to Conceive [ref002] Sarah's Power to Conceive Farrell Till Occasionally, we have recommended to our readers other publications and materials that we believe would assist them in thei
3wisdo91.htm [ref001] The Wisdom of Solomon? [ref002] THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON? Sandra Till The Bible is the inspired, inerrant word of God? As a child growing up in the '40s in Southeast Missouri, completely surrounded b
3yahwe91.htm [ref001] Yahweh, The God of Gods [ref002] Yahweh, The God of Gods Farrell Till Many Bible fundamentalists believe that while the nations around them wallowed in the mire of polytheism the Hebrews practiced
4ado91.htm [ref001] Much Ado About Nothing [ref002] Much Ado About Nothing Steve Gunter Farrell Till alleges [ref003]Genesis 6:1-4 proves the book of Genesis contains a mixture of mythology. In fact, Till has simply m
4babie93.htm Why Did Matthew Need Dead Babies? WHY DID MATTHEW NEED DEAD BABIES? Earle C. Beach The one biblical story that has been most offensive to me in my adult life is Matthew's tale of infanticide, sometimes re
4back90.htm [ref001] JACKSON-TILL DEBATE [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Four: Jackson-Till Debate Farrell Till and Bill Jackson, a Church-of-Christ preacher from Austin, Texas, have completed a wr
4back91.htm [ref001] The Till-McDonald Debate [ref002] The Till-McDonald Debate The Till-McDonald Debate on the issue of Bible morality was held in Sullivan, Missouri, on July 29-30 and August 1-2. It was poorly atten
4back93.htm DEBATE ON BIBLE MORALITY In the next issue of _The_Skeptical_Review_, editor Farrell Till and Lindell Mitchell, a Church-of-Christ preacher from Livingston, Texas, will begin a written debate. Till will a
4back93a.htm DEBATE ON BIBLE MORALITY In the next issue of _The_Skeptical_Review_, editor Farrell Till and Lindell Mitchell, a Church-of-Christ preacher from Livingston, Texas, will begin a written debate. Till will a
4back93b.htm DEBATE ON BIBLE MORALITY In the next issue of _The_Skeptical_Review_, editor Farrell Till and Lindell Mitchell, a Church-of-Christ preacher from Livingston, Texas, will begin a written debate. Till will a
4becau93.htm Because the Bible Tells Them So BECAUSE THE BIBLE TELLS THEM SO Farrell Till For four days during the Gulf Coast Lectures in Portland, Texas, I sat patiently listening to fundamentalist preachers speak on
4chew94.htm Chew on This... Again! Jeffrey A. Justice Food for thought: Does [ref001]Leviticus 11:6 need rechewing? "The rabbit, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you"
4contr90.htm [ref001] Textual Contradictions in the Bible [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Four: Textual Contradictions in the Bible Is the Bible the work of perfect harmony that inerrancy believers
4devol94.htm The Evolution and Devolution of the Bible The Evolution and Devolution of the Bible T. Brett Bottger Just as modern scientists are certain that humankind evolved from lower life forms so too are critical
4duck91.htm [ref001] If It Walks Like a Duck.... [ref002] If It Walks Like a Duck.... Farrell Till Like all literature contemporary to the times, the Bible contains mythology. Fundamentalists vehemently deny this, but
4effor92.htm [ref001] Our Own Effort [ref002] Our Own Effort A thousand dollars Is certainly nothing to sneeze at, so we decided to try for Ralph Nielsen's $1,000 offered in the summer issue. In taking the information
4evide92.htm [ref001] Bible Inerrancy: A Belief Without Evidence [ref002] Bible Inerrancy: A Belief Without Evidence Farrell Till I commend Mr. Miller for an excellent definition of the Bible inerrancy doctrine and perh
4five95.htm The Fivefold Challenge [ref001] [ref002]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Four: The Fivefold Challenge Introduction Fundamentalist Christians claim that the Bible is a historically accurate work in ever
4front90.htm [ref001] A Year in Review [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Four: A Year in Review With this issue we complete our first year of publication. The results have been mixed. We have receive
4front91.htm [ref001] Search The Scriptures [ref002] Search the Scriptures What a difference a year makes! When we began publication last year, many of our free trial-subscriptions were greeted with angry rejections. C
4front92.htm [ref001] Truth Is Its Own Excuse for Being [ref002] Truth Is Its Own Excuse For Being In the summer edition, we published Bill Lockwood's response to the problem of Sarah's seminal emission that was raised
4front93.htm The Truth Will Make You Free The Truth Will Make You Free A question we are frequently asked is, "Why are you doing this?" By "this," the questioners mean evangelical skepticism, so w
4front94.htm God and O. J. Simpson The written debate with Lindell Mitchell has generated an intense interest in the Amalekite massacre. In this issue, [ref001]"McBull to the Rescue" (pp. 5-7) continues the discussio
4front95.htm [ref001] The Historicity of Jesus [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Four: The Historicity of Jesus Did Robin Hood exist? Possibly, there was a person whose exploits were exaggerated ove
4inad92.htm [ref001] A Typically Inadequate Response [ref002] A Typically Inadequate Response Farrell Till In the summer edition of TSR, Bill Lockwood attempted to resolve the problem of Sarah's alleged power to make &
4inerr92.htm [ref001] Why I Believe in the Inerrancy of the Scriptures [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1992: Number Four: Why I Believe in the Inerrancy of the Scriptures Dave Miller "Inspiration" refe
4jair94.htm Jairus's Daughter: Was She Dead or Wasn't She? Farrell Till All three synoptic gospels relate the story of Jairus's daughter, whom Jesus allegedly raised from the death. The accounts by Mark and Luke are
4jerem90.htm [ref001] THE JEREMIAH DILEMMA [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Four: The Jeremiah Dilemma Farrell Till Before the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest known manuscripts of the Ol
4know91.htm [ref001] Why Didn't They Know? [ref002] Why Didn't They Know? Farrell Till John's account of the resurrection has Peter and another disciple running to the empty tomb after hearing from Mary Magdalene that
4lette93.htm Letter From a Dead Man LETTER FROM A DEAD MAN Farrell Till An old adage says, "Dead men tell no tales." Well, maybe so, but according to the Bible, dead men can write letters. After Jehoram succe
4like93.htm How Likely Is It? How Likely Is It? Farrell Till When Pharaoh refused to release the Israelites from Egyptian bondage, the Hebrew god Yahweh per- formed wonders unlike anything the world had ever seen. Ten
4mail93.htm From the Mailbag FROM THE MAILBAG A lifelong friend of the editor wrote to complain that our standing offer of space for rebuttals is hypocritical, because he has written letters that haven't been publish
4mail94.htm From the Mailbag From the Mailbag Dear Brother Dobbs: I recently subscribed to _The_Skeptical_Review_ and am pleased to see how well you and Brother Mitchell are refuting the errors and misconceptions of i
4mail95.htm [ref001] From the Mailbag [ref002] From the Mailbag The receipt of your two debates and the essay on Biblical prophecies was timely in that I had over a week off from work between the holidays. I had more t
4mara95.htm [ref001] The "Testimony" of Mara Bar-Serapion [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Four: The "Testimony" of Mara Bar-Serapion The absence of extrabiblical evidence of the histor
4mcbul94.htm McBull to the Rescue McBull to the Rescue Farrell Till Richard Fiori, a TSR subscriber in Fresno, California, has forwarded to me an "explanation" of the Amalekite massacre that was sent to him b
4prob93.htm Prophecy Fulfillment and Probability PROPHECY FULFILLMENT AND PROBABILITY Farrell Till Bible apologists love to use probability arguments, and most readers have undoubtedly encountered them in apologetic
4pubs91.htm [ref001] Inerrancy Publications [ref002] Inerrancy Publications We still have copies of the _Laws-Till_Debate_. After challenging Farrell Till to a written debate on the inerrancy question, James H. Law
4respo92.htm [ref001] Sarah's Power to Conceive: A Response (II) [ref002] Sarah's Power to Conceive: A Response (II) Bill Lockwood Once again I thank Farrell Till for the space to rebut his arguments, and once more I en
4respo93.htm Letter From a Dead Man: A Response LETTER FROM A DEAD MAN: A RESPONSE Jerry Moffitt It is a great joy to write a response to Mr. Till's article "Letter From a Dead Man." It is an undeserved hono
4scien90.htm [ref001] What About Scientific Foreknowledge in the Bible? [ref002] [ref003]The Skeptical Review: 1990: Number Four: What About Scientific Foreknowledge in the Bible? Any challenge to the Bible inerrancy
4sojou95.htm [ref001] The 430-Year Sojourn of Israel in Egypt [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Four: The 430-Year Sojourn of Israel in Egypt Roger Hutchinson Among the examples cited in an effort t
4women95.htm [ref001] "God's" Opinion of Women [ref002] [ref003]_The_Skeptical_Review_: 1995: Number Four: "God's" Opinion of Women When I was an active Christian minister and missionary, I noticed that women
4zoroa94.htm Zoroastrianism: The Forgotten Source Zoroastrianism: The Forgotten Source Stephen Van Eck The composition _Also_Sprach_Sarathustra_ by Richard Strauss featured in _2001_ is a piece of powerful drama, rich

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