Tag Archives: Exodus

Okay, okay, BuzzFeed occasionally does something worthwhile

I’ve grown a bit tired of all the listicles floating around on Facebook these days, but it would seem that BuzzFeed put one together that’s too relevant for Holey Books to ignore. The list is called The 16 Most Bizarre Moments … Continue reading

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The Bible and Abortion, Part 2

At Salon, a post about abortion and the Bible gets a lot—although not everything—right: Given the amount of effort and political capital the religious right puts into trying to restrict abortion, you’d guess that opposition to women’s choice must take … Continue reading

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The Top 4 Most Ridiculous Verses Regarding Marriage and Sex in the Pentateuch

The Pentateuch has proven to not keep with the times when it comes to marriage, sex, and women (among other things). Here are a few of the most ridiculous claims we’ve encountered so far. If you’re brother dies, be prepared … Continue reading

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The Top Four Most Ridiculous Things in Exodus

Exodus. Although at Holey Books we’ve moved on to Numbers, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy, we still have one post left on Exodus. This post follows one of the more popular posts on Holey Books: the Top Six Most Ridiculous Things in Genesis. For … Continue reading

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Synthesizing the Commandments and the Covenant (Ex. 20-24)

The last few posts on Holey Books have concerned the Ten Commandments — and before we move on to the next book of the Old Testament to consider, I think it’s important that some synthesis be undertaken regarding these previous … Continue reading

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