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Recurring theories suggesting that God included secret messages throughout the Bible, that can be mathematically discerned...
And then there are the Wrong Codes... (CONTRA) Surprising codes. On Jochen Katz' site
Barry Simon on Torah Codes (CONTRA) Simon is the IBM Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Caltech
The Bible Code (Contra) Prophetic Insight or Fertile Imagination? Article by PFO
Bible Codes (CONTRA) A Messianic Jewish perspective. By Rich Robison. On the Jews for Jesus site.
Bible Codes? Or Matrix Of Deception? and part two. (CONTRA) By John Winston Moore. On the SCP site
Cracking 'The Bible Code' (CONTRA) Includes a letter from James Randi regarding his own debunking of 'The Bible Code'
Cracking the Codes (CONTRA) by Dr. Hugh Ross
Hidden Codes in the Bible: Hoax or Prophecy? (CONTRA) Article on the site of the Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Magic Apologetics (CONTRA) by Hank Hanegraaff
Mathematical Miracles in the Quran and the Bibles? (CONTRA) Jochen Katz collected this extensive list of links on his Answering Islam site
Moby Dick Codes (CONTRA) Michael Drosnin told Newsweek: "When my critics find a message about the assassination of a prime minister encrypted in Moby Dick, I'll believe them." (Newsweek, Jun 9, 1997). Uhuh...
The Bible Code Drosnin's book reviewed on the Jews for Jesus site.
The Signature of God: Astonishing Biblical Discoveries Review of Grant Jeffrey's book (on "Torah Codes")
The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin
The Bible Code : Fact or Fake? by Phil Stanton
Decoding The Bible Code by John Weldon, with Cliff Wilson, and Barbara Baddeley Wilson
Items added after August, 2002:
» Religion News Blog News Collection, various sources
(Sep. 10, 1999) 'Bible Code' Debunked by Scholars
(Jul 22, 1999) Israeli Law Governs Bible Book Dispute
(May 20, 1999) 'All that was, is and will be is in the Torah'
Bible Codes: The Real Story Includes a debate between Jewish and Christian scholars, as well as comments by Eliyahu Rips, Doron Witztum, and Harold Gans
Bible Decoder (PRO) More software to help you discover your own alleged Bible codes...
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