Revisiting Dire Predictions of America After Obergefell

We’re nearing the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the United States. It’s time to revisit one of the predictions of disaster that would come from such a society. [Read more…]

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 views don’t match those of many Christians. [Read more…]

Christians’ Damning Refuge in “Difficult Verses”

Have you ever discussed some unpleasantness in the Bible only to hear that we need to “let the clearer passages interpret the difficult ones” or “let the Bible clarify the Bible”? What’s to clarify? Don’t label parts of the Bible “clear” and “difficult” when you really mean “pleasing” and “displeasing”! [Read more…]

Does Secularism Have a Debt to Christianity?

A popular article argues that all of us—atheists, too—owe a great debt to Christianity. It grounds the stable Western society that we take for granted. Or does it? [Read more…]

The Bible: a Pro-Slavery Free-For-All!

That God allows slavery in the Old Testament is one of the stickier issues Christian apologists deal with, but instead of dealing with it honestly, some want to ignore the difficult parts. Take a look at what they don’t want you to know. [Read more…]

Biblical Polytheism

Have you come across enigmatic verses where God seems to be one of many? The Old Testament is full of them. Let’s take a look and see the transition from polytheism to monotheism. [Read more…]

2015 Predictions: How Did the Christian Psychics Do?

Every year, tabloid magazines give psychics’ predictions for that year. And every year, those predictions succeed no better than chance. Evangelical Christian pundits are eager for the end times, but their predictions are just as bad. [Read more…]

New Commenting System: Welcome to World Table

Change is inevitable, and we have a new commenting system that should make life difficult for trolls and other obnoxious commenters. [Read more…]

Lawyer Thinking, Revisited

Podcaster J. Warner Wallace has pushed back against my “Scientist Thinking vs. Lawyer Thinking” post. Let’s give him a hearing. [Read more…]

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 Atheist.” [Read more…]