My Opinion on J.P Holding
I think I agree with him in the same way a Libertarian would agree with someone like Sean Hannity or Rush Limbaugh. In other words, hit and miss to varying degrees.
Does he make a good point about atheists who falsify history, context, and vocabulary in order to make the Old Testament seem more brutal than it really is? Yes. Is he correct to have a condescending attitude toward them? Well, "fundie" atheists are an excellent example of people who "profess to be wise and become fools", so I can't blame the guy.
Doesn't mean he's off the hook. He was incorrect about his interpretation of the phrase, "wives should obey their husbands," where he claims that Paul was refuting it with, "husbands, honor your wives." Actually, Paul was acknowledging that wives should obey their husbands, but that there was another side to the deal that the husband should follow if the wife should too.
I also think he's closed minded about interpretations of the scriptures, ev