Arian Foster accuses Curt Schilling of supporting slavery in heated Twitter argument

Foster, an Atheist, and Schilling, a Christian, butted heads on social media.

Since his retirement, former NFL running back Arian Foster has had more time to use social media.

Earlier in the year, he asserted on Twitter he could beat a wolf in a fight, but he has also used the platform to discuss more serious matters as well.

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Foster continued with more of the latter on Friday, sending out a tweet about faith that drew a reaction from former Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling.

Schilling clearly took offense to Foster's dismissive viewof religion, causing thetwo to tradebarbs.

Foster and Schilling then got into a headed discussion about the Bible.

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This went on for a little longer, with Schilling defendingthe merits of the Bible — eventually leading him to linkto a piece titled, "Why did Jesus and Paul not condemn slavery?"

This set Foster off.

Editor's note: Inappropriate language ahead.

Schilling defended linking to the article, saying Foster tried to warphis words.

Schilling's final reply to Foster came as a simple bible verse, just tweeting "John 15:10," at the former NFL star.

Obviously, both these men feel very strongly about their opinions. But, my biggest takeaway from this argument is this:

Retired athletes may have a bit too much time on their hands.

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