The Ridiculous Argument from Accurate Names

Roman ruins at night

The Bible uses names of people and places that archaeology has verified. Some Christians argue that this supports the Bible’s supernatural claims. Let’s see if this popular argument takes Christians where they want to go. [Read more...]

Pygmies, Buffalo, and Christian Hardwiring

Mbuti pygmies with explorer Osa Johnson, 1930

A fascinating example of how one’s environment programs how we see things demands that we ask the same question about Christianity. [Read more...]

Tracking Animals, Tracking God

White Tailed Deer

Tracking animals is hard, but with much practice, a tracker can reliably find wild animals. How does that compare with tracking down God? [Read more...]

WHAT God? Religion Keeps Not Finding Him.

Religion Tree

There’s a new marvelously complicated tree of world religions that illustrates our evolving interpretations of the divine. What does it mean that these forms of belief are diverging? [Read more...]

The Hypothetical God Fallacy + The Problem of Evil

God not found

Let’s wrap up an analysis of a Christian rejection of the Problem of Evil and label an all-too-common Christian fallacy. [Read more...]

Where Are the Good Christian Arguments? + The Problem of Evil

Nothing here

Let’s use a Christian response to the Problem of Evil to illustrate a common frustration: finding interesting and challenging Christian apologetic arguments. [Read more...]

A Christian Apologist Wrestles Euthyphro and Loses

Sumo wrestlers

The Euthyphro dilemma is a venerable problem for the Christian apologist. They try to wriggle free, but they get squashed to the ground eventually. [Read more...]

Yes, Biblical Slavery Was the Same as American Slavery


In an ongoing effort to let the Bible speak for itself, consider a recent post by a Christian apologist who energetically argues that biblical slavery and American slavery were very different. [Read more...]

God Creates Evil


The Ten Commandments is a short list, and it doesn’t cover all of God’s shenanigans. We’ll also compare God’s holy book against a much better source of morality. (And about God creating evil? That comes from the Bible.) [Read more...]

God Needs a 12-Step Program to Obey His 10 Commandments

Sand sculpture

If God gave Man the Ten Commandments, you’d think that he’d be the one who followed them the best. You’d be wrong. Perhaps God’s guiding principle is “do as I say, not as I do.” [Read more...]