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A weekend leisure reading review…because sometimes Pastors also need a break from heavy theological reading!  Finally a Batman review for some of you fans!  I haven’t read any comics for months but got to read this for this long holiday weekend, this has bee a busy season of ministry.

 

Tom King.  Batman, Volume 12: City of Bane Part 1. Burbank, CA: DC Comics, April 14th 2020. 144 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Looking for a Batman story to read as a fun read? This is worthwhile. Having been disappointed with some of the recent Batman volumes from the last two years which felt like fillers and the story is presented in a disjointed fashion in this particular volume it seems DC Comics picked up their game and gives us a good story. Here the writer Tom King did a good job with focusing on a plot and the artistic team also delivered. This volume collects Batman issues number 75-79.

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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: How many of each clean animal did Noah take into the ark?

Here are the answers which the skeptic believes indicate a Bible contradiction:

Two

And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.” (Genesis 6:19)

Of clean animals and animals that are not clean and birds and everything that crawls on the ground, 9 they all went into the ark to Noah by twos, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.” (Genesis 7:8-9)

they and every animal according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kind, and every crawling thing that crawls on the earth according to its kind, and every bird according to its kind, all sorts of birds. 15 So they went into the ark to Noah, by twos of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.” (Genesis 7:14-15)

Seven

You shall take with you seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and his female; and two of the animals that are not clean, a male and his female;” (Genesis 7:2)

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

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