Christianity Can Rot Your Brain

Religious violence

God commands a lot of genocide in the Bible. Apparently feeling compelled to justify the savagery of his favorite deity, apologist William Lane Craig actually argues that the slaughter was justified and righteous. [Read more...]

Predictions for the End of the World

End of the world predictions

How common are end-times predictions? Perhaps more common than you think. “The end is nigh!” is a prediction with much backpedaling. [Read more...]

Response to Attack on My Naysayer Argument

The Sistene Chapel image without God looks better

I got a response to my argument against the naysayer hypothesis. Let’s take a look to see if it holds up. [Read more...]

Happy Anniversary of the World Not Ending

The end is (was) nigh!

You may not realize how lucky you are to be reading this. The world was supposed to have ended two days ago … but I guess it didn’t. Again. (And do you know what today is the anniversary of?) [Read more...]

The Childish Faith of John Lennox (2 of 2)

its' ok for a child to have a childish faith; not so much an Oxford mathematician

Oxford mathematics professor John Lennox is an energetic defender of Christianity, but a recent interview on the Problem of Evil suggests that his mathematical proofs may be a lot stronger than his Christian ones (part 2 of 2). [Read more...]

The Childish Faith of John Lennox

Not a great defense of Christianity (apologetics)

Oxford mathematics professor John Lennox is an energetic defender of Christianity, but a recent interview on the Problem of Evil suggests that his mathematical proofs may be a lot stronger than his Christian ones. [Read more...]

Televangelists Show Prayer is Useless

Linus gullibly awaits the Great Pumpkin (yet again)

Televangelists always ask for your prayers, but they always ask for lots of cash as well. What does this tell us about what supports their show? Maybe they’re a lot smarter than they seem. [Read more...]

God ♥ Genocide

William Lane Craig plays chess

The Bible makes clear what God thinks of genocide. Apologist William Lane Craig attempts a rearguard action, but his defense of God is pretty weak. [Read more...]

Do Atheists Borrow From the Christian Worldview?

Maxwell's Equations

We’re told, “The atheist borrows from the Christian worldview!” But dig into this claim, and you’ll see there’s nothing there. Here’s a parable that illustrates the issue. [Read more...]

500 Eyewitnesses to the Risen Christ? Not Likely.

A fragment of manuscript P46, a papyrus collection of many of the New Testament epistles. It was written in about 200CE.

The apostle Paul claims that 500 people saw Jesus alive after his crucifixion. This claim is popular among apologists who imagine this as strong evidence that the crucifixion is historical. However, this argument crumbles under scrutiny. [Read more...]


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