The Bible, the Quran, Homosexuality, and Orlando: A Response to JaclynGlenn

BY ADDISON WIER

YouTube atheist JaclynGlenn has just recently released a video of her commenting on the recent shooting of a gay club in Orlando by Omar Mateen, as well as the responses given by a couple of pastors who were actually praising such an event.1  Now, in this video it’s clear that she’s really down and upset about everything that’s happened, and it’s also clear that she’s not trying to spread any more hate.  Because of that, I’m going to give her a bit of a break.  However, there are two points that JaclynGlenn makes that I would like to comment on.2

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Do the First Two Chapters of Genesis Contradict Each Other (and If So, Is This a Problem)?

BY ADDISON WIER

Steve Wells, author of The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, claims that the first two chapters of Genesis contradict each other.  In his commentary on Genesis 1 he writes:

“(1.1) ‘In the Beginning’ The first of two contradictory accounts.  Compare [this] with [Genesis] 2.4-25 in which the order of events is entirely different.”1

Is Wells right?  Are Genesis 1 and 2 really contradictory?  Is there really no plausible way of reconciling them?

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