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Christianity is Self-Defeating

Why settle for a Hollywood cutout when you can have the real thing?

The book of Exodus gives God’s demand that the Jews stick with their own kind when they returned to Canaan. God had to make sure that they weren’t corrupted by the other religions. But the Bible wouldn’t have this prohibition unless the religion had been invented! The Bible defeats itself. [Read more...]

A Deist Argument Is Inadequate

Do the Christian apologetics point to God any more than Zeus?

Consider some of the popular science-y Christian apologetics: the Cosmological, Teleological, and Design Arguments, for example. They all share a flaw that gets too little attention. [Read more...]

God’s Kryptonite

God can’t handle iron chariots

If anything is unchanging, God should be. But our picture of God (all powerful, omniscient, omnipresent) doesn’t represent the God you get out from the Old Testament. Back in God’s youth, he was a lot weaker than he is now. Consider two examples from the Bible. [Read more...]

The Cross Examined Podcast!

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I’m now podcasting this blog. If you prefer to listen to a podcast so you can multitask, this may be a fit for you. [Read more...]

Rationalizing Away the “Canaanite Problem” (2 of 2)

Jesus and the Canaanite woman

Let’s conclude our look at Greg Koukl’s analysis of the Problem of Evil. We’re on the same page that this is a tough problem for Christianity, but I’m not sure that his resolution is as complete as he thinks. [Read more...]

Rationalizing Away the “Canaanite Problem”

Can Christianity justify genocide?

A popular fundamentalist Christian wrestles with the Problem of Evil. He’s confident that he’s got this persistent problem under control. Take a look and see if that optimism is well placed. [Read more...]

Why Worry About a God That Isn’t There?

What should atheists call themselves?

You don’t call yourself an a-unicornist. Or an a-Santaist. Why should people without a god belief call themselves a-theists? [Read more...]

Looking for Christmas Gifts? Give Something Thought Provoking This Year.

Cross Examined by Bob Seidensticker

What do you get those hard-to-buy-for people on your Christmas list? Let me make a shameless suggestion: buy them my book! It’s a novel about the Christian/atheist debate that wrestles with the most popular apologetic arguments that are current in society today. [Read more...]

Street Preacher Cage Match, Part 2

Banner that I use when “street preaching” (side 2)

Here’s the rest of my atheist street banner. And I’d like to get your opinions—what is too much? [Read more...]

Street Preacher Cage Match

Banner that I use when “street preaching”

After reaching my limit with sign-carrying street preachers, I decided to get into the fight myself. [Read more...]


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