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Kreeft’s Argument from Absolute Conscience Fails Absolutely

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Peter Kreeft’s Argument from Conscience assumes an absolute obligation. Like so many other apologists, his assumptions are unfounded. They’re also unnecessary—the natural explanation works just fine. [Read more...]

What? MORE on that 9/11 Cross?

A commemorative two-inch-high statuette of the 9/11 “Miracle Cross” is available in handsome pewter for the low, low price of only $12.95

The piece of rubble known as the World Trade Center Cross is a popular flash point in atheist/Christian relations. Are atheists being whiners for complaining about a Christian relic in a government-funded museum? Or would it make more sense to display this in a church? [Read more...]

10 Reasons to Just Say Nay to the Naysayer Hypothesis

Replica of German WW2 sign ("Attention: Mines")

We’re told that the gospel story must be true because, if it weren’t, eyewitnesses at the time would correct it. In fact, it doesn’t work that way. Here are 10 reasons why this naysayer hypothesis is nonsense. [Read more...]

A Flawed Analogy to Morality

Harlequin dexterity puzzle, R.J. Journet (London)

Leah Libresco has hit the ball back over the net in our conversation on morality. I respond to her comments, including a challenge that I am actually appealing to an external standard. [Read more...]

Christianity Supports Same-Sex Marriage: the Movie

My recent summary of how Christianity, seen correctly, supports same-sex marriage was rather brief. This video explores the topic in more depth. [Read more...]

Objective Morality Reconsidered

Is it just me, or is this cute?

Leah Libresco (of Unequally Yoked) has commented on my blog post about objective morality. She raises some good points, which is an opportunity to explore this subject further. [Read more...]

Why Christianity Looks Invented

English text using the Tengwar script created by J.R.R. Tolkien

Does Christianity look like the one true religion, clearly different from all the thousands of manmade ones? Or does it look the same as all the rest? [Read more...]

C.S. Lewis on Morality

Statue at Dachau (former concentration camp)

C. S. Lewis wrote on a number of apologetic topics. Let’s consider his thinking on morality. His appeal to objective grounding for morals doesn’t stand up to cross examination, and we can explain morality without this assumption. [Read more...]

Prayer Doesn’t Work as Advertised

“Praying Hands” by Albrecht Dürer (1508)

Here’s an excerpt from my book where two characters discuss prayer. What does the Bible claim about prayer? Does it deliver on those claims? Is prayer redundant if God already knows everything? How do we explain unanswered prayer? [Read more...]

I’ll Do What I Wanna! Pulpit Freedom Sunday

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In which I attend a local church and get a good dose of Pulpit Freedom Sunday. Pastors pretend that the issue is free speech, but it’s simply a matter of keeping your word. [Read more...]


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