From my friend Richard’s blog:
A lot of Christians like to see the bible as a historic document. Even though most of it is hearsay, they argue that many of our historical documents are also hearsay, but we still refer to them as historical documents. Well sorry, but if a so-called historical document is chocka-block full of absurd things like talking donkeys, men being swallowed by giant fish and surviving, angel visitations, demon possessions, people turning into pillars of salt, men building arks and loading them with every species of animal, the world being created only 7000 years ago by magic, then you’ll have to excuse me if I scoff at the claim of it being a historical document.
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