Respected Christian philosopher Alvin Plantinga wants to show that the idea of evolution is self-defeating. Unfortunately, he’s outside his area of expertise. His argument hasn’t convinced biologists, and it shouldn’t convince you. Read more

Creationists like to point to discarded ideas that science has left behind—geocentrism, Piltdown Man, ether, the steady-state universe. What they don’t seem to realize is that science’s ability to change in the face of new facts is a strength, not a weakness. Read more

It’s time we define one of the most important words in our area of interest. Read more

Some of the New Testament parables are pretty good. They make a useful point, and they add to our moral vocabulary. I explore a few of the recent apologetic parables that, unfortunately, weren’t made to the same standard. Read more

Economic growth results from companies producing goods and services that actually help customers and that they’re willing to pay for. And companies are organized to produce those goods and services effectively and efficiently. But what about churches, which produce neither goods nor services? How are THEY organized? (This is a guest post from Richard S. Russell.) Read more

The Monty Hall problem is a simple puzzle with a paradoxical answer. It has a lot to say about the validity of religious belief. Read more

Let’s explore an interesting twist on a popular board game. The resulting game has the motivation of the game completely disconnected with the actions within the game, so it looks like it won’t sell too well. But this broken game parallels Christianity very closely. Read more

We’re told, “The atheist borrows from the Christian worldview!” But dig into this claim, and you’ll see there’s nothing there. Read more

The story of the crucifixion of Jesus? Not that big a deal. Here are 10 reasons why it makes no sense. Read more

In a fundraising letter, James Dobson makes clear the social problems he sees with the country and how making ourselves right with God would set everything right. It’s irresistible to pass up the opportunity to point out a few errors. Read more

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