A number of issues surrounding Easter are dubious: the importance of the crucifixion, the uniqueness of Jesus’s sacrifice, contradictions in the Bible’s own stories about the events, the women at the tomb, the Shroud of Turin, and more.

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(Easter news! John Loftus is the prolific force behind the fantastic Debunking Christianity blog. In a curious fit of Easter enthusiasm, he’s giving away Kindle copies of his book The Case Against Miracles. The offer is just for 24 hours, Easter only, Pacific Daylight Time. Click here!)

What’s the first Sunday after the first full moon after the March equinox? It’s Easter! Here are some Easter articles.

I regard the brain as a computer
which will stop working when its components fail.
There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers;
that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.
— Stephen Hawking

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CROSS EXAMINED In his first career, Bob Seidensticker designed digital hardware and was a contributor to 14 software patents. Since then, he has explored the debate between Christianity and atheism for...