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Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With (2 of 2)

INFINITY

Some casually apologists toss around the idea of infinity. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. (Concluded) [Read more...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With

Snowflake curve

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

Why the Gospel of Mark Is Likely NOT an Eyewitness Account

Martyrdom of Mark

How do we know that Mark wrote Mark? Why believe the claims that Mark documented eyewitness testimony–or that any of the gospels do? There is evidence, but it’s pretty flimsy. Here’s how apologists justify those claims. [Read more...]

Human Sacrifice in the Bible (2 of 2)

“Noah’s Offering” by Francesco Castiglione (17th century)

Don’t think the Bible gets saner as you move from the Old Testament to the New. Take a look at the logic behind the Bible’s most important human sacrifice. [Read more...]

God Loves the Smell of Burning Flesh: Human Sacrifice in the Bible

“Sacrifice of Isaac” (part) by Caravaggio, 1603

Christians like to look down on Israel’s Old Testament neighbors. (“Of course God was justified in wiping them out—they were barbaric!”) Let’s see if Israel wasn’t just as bad. [Read more...]

The Inevitability of Gay Marriage

gay marriage rights

Same-sex marriage seems inevitable, and much of the Christian church in America is opposed to this. Let’s look at how it’s responding to the challenge and speculate on how the church will look back on its handling of the issue. [Read more...]

What the Cardiff Giant Hoax Teaches Us About Christians

Christian Gullibility Cardiff Giant

A hoax that bested showman P.T. Barnum has an interesting religious thread. [Read more...]

More Sloppy Thinking from William Lane Craig

WLC William Lane Craig apologetics

William Lane Craig is the insane gift that keeps on giving, a cornucopia of crazy. Let’s look further at the nutty thinking at his book Reasonable Faith. [Read more...]

God is Nonexistent

christianity atheism

Can science say that anything doesn’t exist? Sure—unicorns, dragons, wizards. It doesn’t say this with certainty but with confidence. By the same logic, God doesn’t exist. [Read more...]

The God Debate, 3 of 3 (Fiction)

Cross Examined square

A Christian and an atheist debate God’s existence in this 3-part excerpt from my book Cross Examined. [Read more...]


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