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Mike Gillis is co-creator, and co-host of Ask an Atheist. He hosts the Radio vs. the Martians! and
Mike and Pól Save the Universe!
podcasts.

He also enjoys comic books, the Planet of the Apes, and the band Queen.

Scripture Says…What? for the Week of December 4th

by Mike Gillis

This week’s look at the funny, the scary and just plain weird passages in humanity’s holy texts comes from listener Christoph from Germany, we look at the religion of Zoroastrianism, a religion that predates both Christianity and Islam. It has an odd definition of evil. Today’s passage comes from the Avesta, Zoroastrianism’s sacred text Vendidad, […]

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Scripture Says… What? for the Week of November 20th

by Mike Gillis

In this week’s look at the funny, the scary and just plain weird passages in humanity’s holy texts, we look at the Bible’s poor grasp of simple facts. Often, people excuse the Bible for saying things that its authors’ contemporaries could not have possibly known, given their limited Iron Age knowledge. This week, we look […]

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