How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 4)

More from Geisler and Turek’s “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” This time, our Christian crusaders are unaccountably unimpressed with evolution. Have a look. [Read more…]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 3)

More from Geisler and Turek’s “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist”: fine tuning, divine hiddenness, Road Runner tactic, and awe. [Read more…]

And God is Not Good, Either

The world lost an eloquent voice with the untimely death of Christopher Hitchens. Inspired by his book “God is Not Great,” I’d like to continue with that thought: “And God is not good, either.” Let’s take a look at the slavery, genocide, and general barbarity the all-loving Creator of the universe apparently approves of. [Read more…]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 2)

We move on to cosmological arguments in Geisler and Turek’s book “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” Let’s see how they hold up. [Read more…]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek)

Geisler and Turek’s apologetics book, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, needs a response. Or a slap down. [Read more…]

Scientist Thinking vs. Lawyer Thinking

Consider two kinds of thinking. Each has its place, but we fool ourselves when we use one but pretend that we’re using another. [Read more…]

When My Rules Trump Yours

I’ve had a little experience with nonprofits that fund projects in the developing world. Here are a couple of the culture clashes we’ve had and how they parallel clashes between the Christian church and reality. [Read more…]

Proposal For a Christian Rumspringa

Conservative Christians are very confident in the truth of their supernatural beliefs. Fair enough—let’s put that to a test. Let’s encourage Christian youth to explore other worldviews. We even have a precedent to follow. [Read more…]

Video: Are the Gospels Eyewitness Accounts?

They tell us that the gospels were written by eyewitnesses, or at least that they are eyewitness testimony. But how do we know that? This video response shows that the evidence is pretty flimsy. [Read more…]

A Call for Civil Disobedience: Remove the “God”

It’s a rare good cause that encourages civil disobedience. If you object to “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency, do something about it. [Read more…]