Four Blood Moons: the Ultimate Punchline Is Nigh (2 of 2)

Keeping my “The End is nigh!” poster up to date has been difficult

One more shopping day before the Apocalypse! Let’s try to infer from John Hagee’s weak argument what’s supposed to actually happen. [Read more...]

Four Blood Moons: the Ultimate Punchline Is Nigh

Apocalypse

We’re just a few days away from the slow-motion warning that God has reportedly been sending us for the last year and a half. Here’s the latest from the front lines of the Apocalypse. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? Geisler and Turek’s Moral Argument.

Mother Teresa

More from Geisler and Turek’s “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” This time, a critique of their Moral Law argument. [Read more...]

Insight Into the Evangelical Persecution Complex

Illustration of a woman being burned in Willisau, Switzerland in 1447 (from a 1513 painting)

Conservative Christians cry persecution, but their feared dystopian America where Christianity is illegal seems impossible. In fact, the atheists are on their side ready to prevent this. What then drives these fears? [Read more...]

How Reliable is Apostle Paul When He Knew Very Little About Jesus?

“Apostle Paul Preaching on the Ruins” (oil on canvas, Giovanni Panini, 1744)

Sift through Paul’s writings, and you get very little of the biography of Jesus. What does this say about how the Jesus story grew over time? [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 4)

Hadrosaur fossil from about 150 million years ago

More from Geisler and Turek’s “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” This time, our Christian crusaders are unaccountably unimpressed with evolution. Have a look. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 3)

When God hides

More from Geisler and Turek’s “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist”: fine tuning, divine hiddenness, Road Runner tactic, and awe. [Read more...]

And God is Not Good, Either

Christopher Hitchens

The world lost an eloquent voice with the untimely death of Christopher Hitchens. Inspired by his book “God is Not Great,” I’d like to continue with that thought: “And God is not good, either.” Let’s take a look at the slavery, genocide, and general barbarity the all-loving Creator of the universe apparently approves of. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 2)

Sombrero Galaxy (from Hubble space telescope)

We move on to cosmological arguments in Geisler and Turek’s book “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” Let’s see how they hold up. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek)

One definition of faith

Geisler and Turek’s apologetics book, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, needs a response. Or a slap down. [Read more...]


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