Dismayingly the old FRDB (Freethought and Rationalism Discussion Board) forum History of Abrahamic Religions & Related Texts has been closed down. I do hope others who recognized the value of that forum will add their voices in persuading the owners to preserve its archives for ongoing free access.
Peter Kirby has stepped in to help out by setting up an alternative site to continue the same sorts of discussions:
Peter has a post discussing a little of the background on his blog.
I know well the risks of housing controversial material on sites owned by third parties. Bad eggs can provoke those parties into misguided action in ignorance of the real nature of what they are seeing — as we discovered when it only took one disgruntled liar to set in chain a process that shut this blog down.
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