Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Bart Ehrman Lecture on the King James Bible

Fundies believe the KJB is the definitive text, which of course it's not.  But don't take my word for it, skip to 9:30 (unless you want to hear a lot of speechifying) and check out what Bart Ehrman has to say about it:


L.Long said...

But he is a evil atheist and hates gawd. So anything he says that is against the true believer scholar is of the Devil, praise be his name.
When I have discussions with theists and bring out similar facts the debate deteriorates to 'I believe because I feel it in my arse -er-heart.

LadyAtheist said...

When they have to resort to their fuzzy feelings as "proof" I count that as a win, though it doesn't convince them. Basically, they believe because believing feels good and they don't want to let go of that good feeling because they think they can't feel good any other way. Opiate of the masses is right!