I listen to this religious discussion.
I think religion (the many that exist on this planet) have an intended purpose - to teach folks how to form sensible societies and not kill each other. Frankly, I do not think any are doing a very good job of it as I look at the world today !!!!
Most if not all of the "Biblical/Religious" Documents were written at least 2000 years ago. Written with the "visibility of the times" and "the wisdom of the times".
The "Telescope" was only invented about 400 years ago, and then we started to understand what our world, solar system, universe was all about.
I fail to understand how a document written 2000 years ago, with absolutely no knowledge of the universe could be be held in such high regard, when it lacks 2000 years of "knowledge". That mentality really "scares me".
Especially when I see it in the polls/news commentaries.