About Bob Seidensticker

How Long from Original New Testament Books to Oldest Copies?

Consider the time gap from the original of each book in the New Testament to our oldest copy, chapter by chapter. This gap is on average 171 years. How can we trust what the New Testament says when we can’t be sure that copies were faithfully made during that long period? [Read more…]

“A Universe That’s Understandable Points to God,” but How Understandable Is the Universe?

Christian apologists point to a universe that is understandable by physics, mathematics, and other disciplines as evidence of God. That kind of order shows the hand of God! But let’s first ask ourselves how understandable the universe actually is. [Read more…]

Religion in Public Schools: What Does the First Amendment Allow?

What do you do when faced with a law that seems to be ignorant of the First Amendment? Here is a brief primer on how religious freedom applies in public schools. [Read more…]

Bible Reading in Schools: Still Illegal After Half a Century

Bible reading in public schools was declared illegal 50 years ago, but we can’t rest on our laurels. Consider just one ongoing attack, a new Mississippi law that permits religious speech in schools. [Read more…]

The Most Powerful Argument Against Christianity (3 of 3)

The most powerful argument against Christianity is the Problem of Divine Hiddenness. God wants to have a relationship with us? Then where is he? Simply making his existence obvious would be the first step, and this evidence is obviously not here. (3 of 3) [Read more…]

The Most Powerful Argument Against Christianity (2 of 3)

The most powerful argument against Christianity is the Problem of Divine Hiddenness. God wants to have a relationship with us? Then where is he? Simply making his existence obvious would be the first step, and this evidence is obviously not here. (2 of 3) [Read more…]

The Most Powerful Argument Against Christianity

The most powerful argument against Christianity is the Problem of Divine Hiddenness. God wants to have a relationship with us? Then where is he? Simply making his existence obvious would be the first step, and this evidence is obviously not here. [Read more…]

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Criticizing the Logic of the Atonement (2 of 2)

Where we conclude our critique of a Christian defense of the idea that the sacrifice of Jesus made us right with God. [Read more…]

Contradictions to the Trinity in the Bible

The definition of the Trinity is clear about the equality in majesty of the three persons of the Trinity. But does the Bible agree? Consider a number of verses that call this equality into question. [Read more…]

Criticizing the Logic of the Atonement

Jesus died for our sins to reconcile us with God? Let’s consider some of the obvious insults that makes to our ideas of justice. [Read more…]


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