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Challenging the Bible: Selections from the Writings and Speeches of Robert G. Ingersoll

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Challenging the Bible contains masterful insights about the Bible from one of the world's greatest freethinkers and orators of all time--Robert G. Ingersoll. Editor and religious expert Dean Tipton has selected some of the best material from thousands and thousands of pages of Ingersoll's writings and recorded speeches that challenge the Bible and its followers. Challengin ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published May 20th 2005 by Immediex Publishing (first published 2005)
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Victoria
Apr 03, 2014 Victoria rated it it was amazing
Ingersoll's cogent arguments on the Bible will compel the reader to do more research and evaluate their beliefs. Well worth every one's time.

"Until every soul is freely permitted to investigate every book, and creed, and dogma for itself, the world cannot be free." p.130.

"If all will admit that all have an equal right to think, the the question is forever solved; but as long as organized and powerful churches, pretending to hold the keys of heaven and hell, denounce every person as an outcast an
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Tyler Malone
Jan 28, 2013 Tyler Malone rated it it was amazing
Maybe the perfect Ingersoll reader.
Sarah
Nov 25, 2011 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Ingersoll was an amazing orator and writer. In this book, which is a selection from his speeches and many writings, he eviscerates Christianity – highlighting all the problems that are inherent in Christian doctrine and in the Bible itself. He touches on biblical contradictions, Biblical atrocities, and ludicrousness of faith. A very powerful book that is hard to argue with. Atheists will find much to confirm their stands. Christians will find much the challenges them. An excellent book on athei ...more
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