Hey, GOP Candidates! Want to Reject Science Without Looking Like a Troglodyte?

That pesky scientific consensus gets in the way so often that conservatives often prefer to pick their own consensus. Here’s another attempt at justifying this. [Read more…]

Yet More on the Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science (2 of 2)

We’ll conclude our look at Bible verses that make declarations about science so embarrassing that Christians want to ignore them. [Read more…]

Yet More on the Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science

We’ve looked at weak Christian claims that the Bible preceded science. Now, let’s look at Bible verses that make declarations about science so embarrassing that Christians want to ignore them. [Read more…]

The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science (2 of 2)

Modern science? It’s been in the Bible all along, and we just didn’t have the faith to see it! Let’s wrap up the investigation of this bold claim. [Read more…]

The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science

Christian apologists eagerly point out the many places where the Bible gives us new science that was unknown to the ancients. Well, what would you expect for a book inspired by the omniscient creator of the universe? Let’s investigate. [Read more…]

Parallels to Christians’ Selective Use of Science

Let’s give Christianity a break for a moment and look at a typically liberal attitude in which there is selective use of science. What parallels do we find with Christians’ unscientific attitudes? [Read more…]

Argument from Design BUSTED!

DNA is marvelously complicated, but mere complexity can make us miss the real issues. When we examine DNA and the sloppy way it’s put together, the Argument from Design collapses. We’ll also consider Christian defenses of the argument. [Read more…]

The Design Hypothesis, DNA, and Dysteleology

Teleology says that life shows the hand of a designer; dysteleology says the reverse. Four aspects of DNA—the c-value enigma, pseudogenes, endogenous retroviruses, and atavisms—make a clear case for the latter. [Read more…]

How Does the Kalam Cosmological Argument Suck? Let Me Count the Ways. (2 of 2)

The first premise to William Lane Craig’s Kalam argument didn’t fare so well last time. Let’s move on to the second premise. [Read more…]

How Does the Kalam Cosmological Argument Suck? Let Me Count the Ways.

The venerable Cosmological Argument has many variations, and the Kalam version is the most popular. Let’s see if it holds up. [Read more…]