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Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Reason

Confused thinking

Apologist Frank Turek confuses reason with Absolute Reason. The human brain is fallible (who could argue?), but how do atheists and Christians interpret this differently? [Read more...]

James Dobson Needs My Money (and an Education)

Big wad of cash

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 just a few errors. [Read more...]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Fine Tuning

Did God fine tune the constants of reality with a cosmic slider board?

Frank Turek argues that the fine tuning of the cosmological constants argues in favor of theism. Let’s take a look. [Read more...]

Frank Turek’s C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument for Theism is Criminal

Frank Turek's Christian apologetics CRIMES arguments

Frank Turek summarized his main arguments in favor of Christianity in a recent debate. Let’s examine them one by one. (Spoiler alert: I wasn’t impressed.) [Read more...]

Epitaph

The loss of a loved one leaves a vacancy

My father would have been 84 today. [Read more...]

Religion: Billions Into a Black Hole

What does religion produce?

Religion sucks up $100 billion in the U.S. every year. Where does that money go? Let’s compare the money flow to a similarly-sized company to see if we’re getting our money’s worth. [Read more...]

Who Cares What the Bible Says About Gays? Look What it Says About Banks!

Jesus drives out the moneychangers

Are you interested in what the Bible says about homosexuality? First, let’s be clear about what little it actually does say. Next, be consistent. Given the Bible’s concern about the sin of lending with interest is, THAT is where the Christian’s focus should be. [Read more...]

Objective Truth: Does the Bible Speak Plainly About Homosexuality?

Peaceful anti-gay protester gets beat up in a Chick tract

I’m a bit surprised that I wind up agreeing with apologist Greg Koukl on a matter of biblical interpretation. Nevertheless, that doesn’t put his argument against homosexuality in a very good light. [Read more...]

Can Christian Scholars be Objective?

Christian scholars' golden handcuffs

Christian scholar Michael Licona made one small challenge to the inerrancy of scripture, and that intellectual honest cost him his job. This shows what can happen if a Christian scholar follows the facts where they lead. More importantly, it means that anything written by Christian scholars bound by their university’s statement of faith, is suspect. [Read more...]

Christianity Needs Promotion, Like Soft Drinks

T-shirt with “I’m a Pepper” slogan

Would you spend unpaid time helping a soda company increase its market share? If not, why do it for a religion? [Read more...]


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