What's most telling is the desperation and grasping at straws of skeptics trying, by all means necessary, to seek to undermine the authority and trustworthiness of the bible to the dismay of those claiming biblical contradictions, no adequately unresolvable actual contradiction has been found in the bible. In doing this, several verses are often referenced as being contradictory or problematic therefore, to make this section of carm easy to use, it is arranged by verse for easy lookup since many of the same difficulties deal with one verse in opposition to another or even several others, i have listed all the verses addressed. Does the bible contradict itself: a discussion of alleged contradictions in the bible [william arndt] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers book by arndt, william. If it had been from other than allah they would have found therein much incongruity shakir: do they not then meditate on the quran and if it were from any other than allah, they would have found in it many a discrepancy does the bible contain contradictions and discrepancies like this llama does the. “”a thorough knowledge of the bible is the groundwork of heresy many who think they read their bibles never read them at all they go through a chapter a day as a matter of duty, and forget what is said in matthew before they read what is said is john hence they never mark the contradictions and never. Those who allege that the bible contains contradictions basically fall into two classes an infidel once announced that he had discovered a contradiction in the bible as a discussion of these passages is begun, let this vital consideration be remembered — if there is any reasonable way of harmonizing these records.
The chart also lists bible passages we find uncomfortable today, such as texts that seem anti-homosexual or anti-women (the book of genesis is the big offender here) so what is one to make of claims of clear contradictions in scripture do (or should) such lists leave religious bible believers speechless. I was having a discussion on facebook with an atheist friend and he brought up a link with claimed biblical contradictions in it i presume you've searched creationcom for the creation and flood issues they're all covered on our site and you should be able to find them easily on our q&a pages. Benefiting from his phd in christian theology, ken will discuss the coherence and plausibility of specific christian doctrines i would do my best to make it crystal clear how they could find me and if i would do that as a finite human being, certainly god being infinite and being omniscient could find a. You claim that the bible “was written by real live people over a long period of time ,” and “records the voices of different people who have different points of view” and this of course explains contradictions that depend on variations of opinion or perspective among the writers to compiled the stories contained in the bible.
If you suggest the bible has errors in it then a verbal lashing the likes you've never seen may ensue so about those contradictions the simple fact of the matter is that maybe both god and satan (or the satan, or the accuser, or the human adversary, a discussion too long to get into the meaning of. If the christian feels that a logical discussion is more than we should expect when considering religious matters, let him be encouraged by the biblical passage at isaiah 1:16: come the question which i present before my reader is: if i can show you 101 contradictions in the bible will you listen to what i have to say.
Some of my family is extremely religious, and after quite a few discussions with them and some friends i was inspired to look up the reason project's contradictions poster again as a reference, but thought it might be nice to have something like that without the duplicated entries, with the ability to click. The thing that primarily killed my faith is that i read enough of the bible to realize that it teemed with contradictions and thus couldn't possibly have been divinely inspired take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your father which is in heaven. Kairanvi's izhar-ul-haq presents 119 numbered contradictions, while others such as shabbir ally have supposedly found 101 contradictions the problem the christian will gladly admit that scripture is ultimately non-self-contradictory it is this criterion which the muslims have imposed upon the discussion of revelation. Contradictory do they stand in opposition to each other 1the first creation account is found in gen 1:1–2:4a, and the second account is in gen 2:4b-25 2for a discussion on the authorship of gen 1–2, see richard e friedman, who wrote the bible (new york: harper & row, 1987), 50-246 john j collins, introduction.
101 clear contradictions in the bible shabir ally 1 who incited david to count the fighting men of israel god did (2 samuel 24: 1) satan did (i chronicles 2 1:1 ) 2 in that count how many fighting men were found in israel eight hundred thousand (2 samuel 24:9) one million, one hundred thousand (i chronicles 21:5 ) 3. However, a difference is not a contradiction it is only an error if there is absolutely no conceivable way the verses or passages can be reconciled even if an answer is not available right now, that does not mean an answer does not exist many have found a supposed error in the bible in relation to history or geography only.
This lecture continues the discussion on genesis, including the familiar accounts of cain and abel, the flood and noahide covenant the story of cain and abel expresses the notion of the god-endowed sanctity of human life and a “universal moral law” governing the world examination of the contradictions and doublets in. 1 ki22:42, 43 jehoshaphat did remove the high places 2 chr17:5, 6 jehu's massacre was acceptable to god 2 ki10:30 jehu's massacre was not acceptable to god hos1:4 jehu shot ahaziah near ibleam ahaziah then fled to meggido and died there 2 ki9:27 ahaziah was found hiding in samaria, brought to jehu,. Misogyny, violence & discrimination against women 156 113 43 55 31 142 and the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire leviticus 21:9 but if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel then the men of her. Inconsistencies and contradictions in the bible compiled by donald morgan ( this prophecy is not found in the ot and while jesus is often referred to as jesus of nazareth, he is seldom referred to as jesus the nazarene) mt 3:11- 14, jn 1:31-34 john realized the true identity of jesus (as the messiah) either prior to.