April 4th, 2016

Slavery in the Bible

by Clinton Chisholm

Slavery in the Bible

Mr. Peter Wickham (of Barbados) is a very educated man but he and even most Christians need to understand how to read an ancient text from a different cultural milieu to ours. I illustrate the need with Mr. Wickham’s (mis)reading …

March 27th, 2016

Jesus’ Death & Resurrection: What Days?

by Clinton Chisholm

Jesus’ Death & Resurrection: What Days?

Preamble:   Groups like the Church of God International, the Church of God (7th day) and The Assembly of Yahweh hold that the crucifixion was on Wednesday and the resurrection on Saturday.[1] Many in the Caribbean have no doubt …

March 27th, 2016

Resurrection:The Philosophical problem of ‘Miracle’

by Clinton Chisholm

Resurrection:The Philosophical problem of ‘Miracle

Two Philosophers of worldwide repute one ancient the other modern have launched formidable attacks on the concept and credibility of miracles. These were the 18th century Scottish Philosopher David Hume and the 21st century British Philosopher Antony Flew.…

March 7th, 2016

The Bible, Scholars and ‘Scholarly’ Crap

by Clinton Chisholm

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Wayne Marshall in his column about the Bible in The Observer of December 23, 2014 (Has Religion Seen the End of Its Useful Life?) reflected uncritical reliance on non-specialists in the appropriate academic disciplines and on the thoroughly debunked …

February 11th, 2016

Unchangeable Behaviour – A Challenge for Psychiatry?

by Clinton Chisholm

Unchangeable Behaviour - A Challenge for Psychiatry?

It is said that fools rush in where angels fear to tread so pardon my folly. In fact it may be worse, I may be about to take my life into my own hands but then I believe in resurrection.…

February 11th, 2016

Scientific Problems for Atheists

by Clinton Chisholm

Scientific Problems for Atheists

‘Village atheists’ and the more educated ones need to read and properly digest the contents of Antony Flew’s last book. The late world renowned British Philosopher and ‘most notorious atheist’ Antony Flew in his last book gave details of the …