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Don’t Move the Goalposts, Again

Students take goalposts after football victory

About the puzzling questions at the limits of science, apologists often say, “If you can’t answer them, we can!” For the old questions (such as “What causes disease?” or “What causes drought?”) this claim is now laughable. Why is Christianity’s claim to answer the new questions any less so? [Read more...]

Nazi Soldiers Indoctrinated with Darwin? Yeah, Right.

Koukl apologetics evolution

Why were the Nazis so disagreeable? Because they were force-fed evolution, of course! (Or maybe not.) [Read more...]

Christianity’s Bogus Claims to Answer Life’s Big Questions

Lightning rod failure caused this building fire

Religion claims to be able to answer life’s big questions, but Science does as well. The thing is, Science’s answers are a lot more credible. [Read more...]

Who Cares About Darwin?

Charles Darwin, from a John Collier painting (1883)

Charles Darwin was a giant force within biology, but I don’t care what he wrote. Creationists, by contrast, do. They seem to imagine that, if they can quote him out of context, they can cast doubt on the validity of evolution. (Wow—where do you begin?) [Read more...]

Why Map of World Religions but not World Science?

Map of world religions

A map of world religions shows that, in contrast to science, religious answers to life’s Big Questions depend on location—hardly a compelling foundation on which to build truth claims. [Read more...]

The Powerful “Like What?” Test

Elvis Presley promoting film “Jailhouse Rock”

A plausible natural explanation beats the supernatural explanation. But even when you have an implausible explanation, it can still look a lot more reasonable. [Read more...]

World Premiere: The Magician’s Twin

Clive Staples Lewis

I attended the premiere of the Discovery Institute’s new video about C.S. Lewis and science. Though well produced, the agenda showed through. [Read more...]

God’s Diminishing Power

Is it just me, or have demonstrations of God’s power waned over time? From creating the world, he’s been reduced to appearing on toast. [Read more...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With (2 of 2)

Some apologists toss around the idea of infinity easily and comfortably. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. (Second of a 2-part post.) [Read more...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With

Some apologists toss around the idea of infinity easily and comfortably. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. [Read more...]


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