Pointless Parables

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Some of the New Testament parables are pretty good. They make a useful point, and they add to our moral vocabulary. I explore a few of the recent apologetic parables that, unfortunately, weren’t made to the same standard. [Read more...]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Information

Christian apologetics doesn't hold up

Apologist Frank Turek argues that information in DNA is evidence of God, but he picks the worst possible animal as an example. [Read more...]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Reason

Confused thinking

Apologist Frank Turek confuses reason with Absolute Reason. The human brain is fallible (who could argue?), but how do atheists and Christians interpret this differently? [Read more...]

James Dobson Needs My Money (and an Education)

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In a fundraising letter, James Dobson makes clear the social problems he sees with the country and how making ourselves right with God would set everything right. It’s irresistible to pass up the opportunity to point out just a few errors. [Read more...]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Fine Tuning

Did God fine tune the constants of reality with a cosmic slider board?

Frank Turek argues that the fine tuning of the cosmological constants argues in favor of theism. Let’s take a look. [Read more...]

Frank Turek’s C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument for Theism is Criminal

Frank Turek's Christian apologetics CRIMES arguments

Frank Turek summarized his main arguments in favor of Christianity in a recent debate. Let’s examine them one by one. (Spoiler alert: I wasn’t impressed.) [Read more...]

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The loss of a loved one leaves a vacancy

My father would have been 84 today. [Read more...]

Christianity Needs Promotion, Like Soft Drinks

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Would you spend unpaid time helping a soda company increase its market share? If not, why do it for a religion? [Read more...]

Bible Interpretation Works Like the Paul-is-Dead Rumor

Beatles’ controversial 1969 Abbey Road album

Have you heard of the clues in the Abbey Road album about Paul McCartney being dead? They weren’t put there by the Beatles themselves; they were invented by imaginative fans. What ideas were similarly invented (or ignored) by eager fans of the Bible? [Read more...]

An Inept Attempt to Dismiss the Problem of Evil

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Christian apologist Greg Koukl tries to turn the tables on the atheist who proposes the Problem of Evil, but his argument collapses. [Read more...]


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