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September 28, 2017
7 Tips for Arguing With a Chance of Changing Someone’s Mind
Daryl Davis is an African-American who is fascinated by hate groups like the KKK. In...
March 31, 2017
Mormonism Beats Christianity—Or Does It?
Run through the list of arguments for the evidence of Christianity, and you’ll find that...
February 06, 2017
Where Complaints About Christian Persecution Fall Flat
Let’s skewer some claims of Christian persecution and see how the outrage can be redirected...
December 23, 2016
A Pro-Christian Argument For A Change: the Transcendental Argument
How about an argument from the Christian standpoint for a change? This is the Transcendental...
November 19, 2016
Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Information
Apologist Frank Turek argues that information in DNA is evidence of God, but he picks...
September 16, 2016
Bible Interpretation? It Works Like the Paul-is-Dead Rumor.
Have you heard of the clues in the Abbey Road album about Paul McCartney being...
August 24, 2016
Never Quote a Bible Verse (and 7 Examples Where Christians Forget This Advice)
A Christian apologist gives good advice about never reading a Bible verse without reading it...
August 22, 2016
How Long from Original New Testament Books to Oldest Copies?
Consider the time gap from the original of each book in the New Testament to...
June 23, 2016
Fat Chance: Why Pigs Will Fly Before Ray Comfort Writes an Honest Critique of Atheists (Part 2)
We continue with our critique of Ray Comfort’s new book. Ray fills us in on...
June 18, 2016
Checking Back on Dire Predictions About the Boy Scouts Allowing Homosexuals
Christians gave the Boy Scouts of America a lot of criticism about their policy to...
June 03, 2016
The Childish Faith of John Lennox
Oxford mathematics professor John Lennox is an energetic defender of Christianity, but a recent interview...
April 01, 2016
Revisiting Dire Predictions of America After
We're nearing the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the United...
March 07, 2016
A Critique of a Popular Bible Passage Shows It’s Not the Powerful Evidence Christians Imagine
A chapter in 1 Corinthians makes perhaps Paul's clearest summary of Christian theology, but his...
February 13, 2016
Christians’ Damning Refuge in “Difficult Verses”
Have you ever discussed some unpleasantness in the Bible only to hear that we need...
February 11, 2016
Does Secularism Have a Debt to Christianity?
A popular article argues that all of us—atheists, too—owe a great debt to Christianity. It...
January 15, 2016
The Bible: a Pro-Slavery Free-For-All!
That God allows slavery in the Old Testament is one of the stickier issues Christian...
January 06, 2016
Have you come across enigmatic verses where God seems to be one of many? The...
January 01, 2016
2015 Predictions: How Did the Christian Psychics Do?
Every year, tabloid magazines give psychics’ predictions for that year. And every year, those predictions...
November 16, 2015
New Commenting System: Welcome to World Table
Change is inevitable, and we have a new commenting system that should make life difficult...
September 30, 2015
Lawyer Thinking, Revisited
Podcaster J. Warner Wallace has pushed back against my “Scientist Thinking vs. Lawyer Thinking” post....
September 21, 2015
How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? Geisler and Turek’s Moral Argument (Part 2).
We continue exploring the moral argument in “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an...
September 14, 2015
Christian Claims: Beyond Extraordinary
“God exists” is an easy claim to make, but how likely is it? Consider a...
July 30, 2015
Street Preacher Cage Match, Part 2
Here's the other side of the banner I've taken out in public in response to...
July 23, 2015
Gospels vs. the Perfect Miracle Claim
We can argue back and forth for hours about the quality of the evidence in...
July 17, 2015
An Atheist Horror Story (Fiction)
A short story about a man who finds himself where he least expects to be.
June 12, 2015
Saint … or Insane?
Andrea Yates drowned her five children to save them from Satan, but both she and...
February 27, 2015
The Parable of the Professor and the Rocks
A little story about life's priorities.
December 29, 2014
8 Lessons on the Parallels Between Christianity and New Age
A New Age professional’s realization that science and reason are the best paths to understanding...
December 19, 2014
A Distillation of Crazy
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December 01, 2014
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