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Weird
4.6k votersRules In The Bible That Most People Don't Know ExistSome people take the Bible literally: they believe Adam and Eve existed, Noah made the ark, and Jesus rose from the grave. But eve...
Ancient History
701.7k viewsWhy Is Jesus Depicted As Being White?Whatever your religious affiliation, it's widely accepted by historians that Jesus, the man, did exist. What hasn't been agreed up...
Explainer
618.9k viewsPopular Beliefs About Hell That Aren't Actually In The BibleFrom the intricate paintings of Hieronymous Bosch to the excessive pulp of movies like Constantine, hell has been depicted in doze...
Culture
924 votersPhrases And Concepts From The Bible That Most People Get WrongThe Bible is the most widely purchased and read book in the world. It's been around for 2,000 years, so many people have grown to ...
Devils & Demons
477.9k viewsLucifer Is Never Called The Devil In The Bible, So Where Did He Come From?
Controversy
53.7k votersThings You Won't Believe Are In The BibleWhether you believe it's the word of God or merely an interesting piece of ancient literature, chances are you're familiar with th...
Devils & Demons
100.5k viewsAll The Times The Devil Pops Up In The Bible - It's Not As Many As You ThinkIn the biblical conflict between good and evil, the world's evil seemingly stems from one figure: the devil. Reckless teenagers wh...
Christian
240.5k viewsThere's A Hidden Gospel Of Jesus's Childhood, And Its Contents Are ShockingIn 1945, a pair of Egyptian brothers in Nag Hammadi - an area on the lower Nile - uncovered the initial set of Gnostic gospels abo...
95.4k viewsThe Bible Stories You Learned In Sunday School Exist In Other ReligionsFor thousands of years, human civilizations have exchanged goods and ideas - which explains why all major religions include common...
Feminism
1.1m viewsMeet Lilith, Adam's First Wife According To Some TraditionsThe name "Lilith" isn't even in the Bible, but according to Jewish mythology, she was Adam's first wife. This myth has intertwined...
Explainer
430.6k viewsThe Newly Discovered Bible Passages The Church Doesn't Want You To ReadIn 1945, a large clay vase filled with ancient manuscripts was discovered in Northern Egypt. These manuscripts are now known as th...
112.5k viewsThere's A Gospel Where Jesus Had A Substitute Die For Him – And The Church Doesn’t Want You To KnowMany Christians don't realize that dozens of books left out of the Bible circulated in the centuries after Jesus passed. Some of t...
Christian
309.7k viewsThings About The Nativity Story That Are Not Actually In The BibleThe story of the Nativity is familiar even to many non-Christians. America, in particular, hears the Nativity story a hundred diff...
40.7k views'The Apocalypse Of Adam' Is A Gnostic Gospel's Genesis Account Told From Adam's PerspectiveMost people know the basics of the Genesis story: Adam and Eve live in the garden of Eden, eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge,...
158.3k viewsThe Most Messed Up Passages From The Old TestamentThere are many beautiful, uplifting passages in the Bible: the Sermon on the Mount, the Song of Solomon, the Psalms. The stories o...
Myths & Legends
127.8k viewsChristian "Truths" That Aren't Actually in the BibleHave you ever heard an overly zealous street preacher spouting out fiery claims in the name of God or reciting terrifying quotes t...
143.4k viewsHe's A New Testament Villain, But According To A Lost Gospel, Judas Was The Good Guy All AlongChristians around the world know the story of Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Christ with a kiss and sold him out for 30 ...
poll
2.6k votersThe Best Things Banned in the BibleThe Bible is a popular book with a lot of words in it. Many of those words are about things good people are not supposed to do, ea...
History
8.2k votersTurns Out The Original Bible Is Drastically Different From The Version You Grew Up WithThere has never been a book more historically debated than the Bible, especially when it comes to conversations about how and if t...
Explainer
199.1k viewsStories That Didn't Make It To The Bible Because They Were Just Too MuchTo those unfamiliar with the tenets of Christianity, the Holy Bible might seem like a singular text written by a lone author. But ...