Commentary: Clearing up biblical misunderstandings

Akilah Holder is a former journalist at the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday and a former columnist at the Trinidad Express’ Woman Magazine. She is now an author, and published her first book, “Apart from Me, You can do Nothing: a Spiritual Explanation for the Origins of Mankind” in 2016. She is also a blogger, and her blog can be viewed at She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish with a minor in French. She also holds a Master of Arts in Political Science. She obtained her degrees from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, where she worked as an adjunct lecturer of Political Science.

By Akilah Holder

I decided to write this after reading Michael Abrahams’ article, “The Bible a Poor Guide for the…

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