When Christianity Hits Reality: the William Lane Craig vs. Sean Carroll Debate

When Christian philosopher William Lane Craig debated models of the universe with cosmologist Sean Carroll, Christianity took a beating. Read more

Anti-Choicers’ Misfire on the Fertility Clinic Hypothetical: a Response (2 of 2)

We wrap up the critique of the comments from three pro-life commenters who dislike the fertility clinic problem (do you save a child or a thousand frozen embryos from a fire?). They want to talk about anything but the conclusion of the argument. Read more

Anti-Choicers’ Misfire on the Fertility Clinic Hypothetical: a Response

You might have seen a recent viral tweet that proposed a hypothetical argument about saving a child (or frozen embryos?) from a fire. The choice exposes the hypocrisy in the arguments of many pro-life advocates. Read more

Movie Review: “Heaven Is for Real”

Who wouldn’t like to watch a movie about a boy who visits heaven and sits on Jesus’s lap? Read more

25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 14 and counting)

Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments (part 14). Read more

Guest Post: Why We Atheists Ridicule Theists

Atheists can have a bad reputation among Christians who engage in the God debate. Atheists are rude, atheists are mean, and so on. But you want to understand why atheists ridicule theists? Here’s why. Read more

Response to Lee Strobel’s “Five E’s of Evidence”

Another apologist is convinced that he has a simple approach to the evidence for the gospel story. Let’s see if it’s convincing. Read more

You Know the Door-Close Button in the Elevator? Prayer Is Like That.

Most elevator door-close buttons don’t do anything. Similarly, prayers don’t deliver anything either beside a possible meditative effect. If door-close buttons are placebos, why aren’t prayers? Read more

Computing the Probability of God

Wouldn’t it be great to find a simple equation that computes the likelihood of the God claim? One author claims to have just such an equation and (surprise!) has concluded that God is indeed likely. Read more

Dismantling the Noah Story

The movie didn’t care much about the Bible story, so let’s go to the Bible to see what the Noah story really says. It’s actually two stories. Read more

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