Scriptural Contradictions 


 

ďWhy donít they contemplate upon the Writings?  Had it been originated from anyone besides God then it would have been beset with inconsistencies and contradictions.Ē

 óThe Koran, 4:82

 

 

 


An incomplete listing of inconsistencies within various sacred scriptures.

An effort has been made for fairness, so sites that have apologetic explanations or orthodox rebuttals are given priority. 

Many of these counter-arguments are valid, some are stretches, all are subjective.   are encouraged, provided they are original and not the parroting of some party line.


 

 

The rabbit, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you.

óLeviticus 11:3

 

(incorrectly claims that rabbits chew cuds; they do not.)

saintís favorite:

 

He causes the night to enter in upon the day, and He causes the day to enter in upon the night, and He has made subservient (to you) the sun and the moon; each one follows its course to an appointed time; this is Allah, your Lord, His is the kingdom; and those whom you call upon besides Him do not control a straw.

óThe Originator  35:13

 

(according to this, the sun orbits the Earth.)

         

         

Book of Mormon

 

 

saintís favorite:  

 

any references to horses being in the New World (North America.) 

ie: Enos 1:21, Alma 18:9-12, 3 Nephi 3:22, etc.

 

(horses were introduced to the New World by Conquistadors)

 


Tao Te Ching


 
The Tao which can be known is not the true Tao.

ó1:1                 

 

(The Tao is a self-defined paradox, so by its own parameters is a contradiction.  
Then again, thatís why itís so cool.)





back to the athenśum