The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science

Christian apologists eagerly point out the many places where the Bible gives us new science that was unknown to the ancients. Well, what would you expect for a book inspired by the omniscient creator of the universe? Let’s investigate. Read more

God’s Kryptonite

If anything is unchanging, God should be. But our picture of God (all powerful, omniscient, omnipresent) doesn’t represent the God we find in the Old Testament. Back in God’s youth, he was a lot weaker than he is now. Consider two examples from the Bible. Read more

25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 11)

Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments (part 11). Read more

New Commenting System: Welcome to World Table

Change is inevitable, and we have a new commenting system that should make life difficult for trolls and other obnoxious commenters. Read more

Response to My Position on Abortion

A blogger has responded to my spectrum argument about abortion. Here’s my response. Read more

Christianity Is a Hospital, and Sinners Are Ill (Or Not)

Well of course Christians are imperfect—everyone’s imperfect! That’s why the Church is like a hospital. It’s full of imperfect people striving to get better. (Let’s take apart this weak metaphor.) Read more

Parallels to Christians’ Selective Use of Science

Let’s give Christianity a break for a moment and look at a typically liberal attitude in which there is selective use of science. What parallels do we find with Christians’ unscientific attitudes? Read more

Argument from Design BUSTED!

DNA is marvelously complicated, but mere complexity can make us miss the real issues. When we examine DNA and the sloppy way it’s put together, the Argument from Design collapses. We’ll also consider Christian defenses of the argument. Read more

Atheism Fails Because There Is No Ultimate Justice?

A Christian apologist argues that justice shows the validity of Christianity. There is no ultimate justice for the atheist, which conflicts with the existence of objective morality; therefore, atheism fails. Let’s dissect the logic here. Read more

The Design Hypothesis, DNA, and Dysteleology

Teleology says that life shows the hand of a designer; dysteleology says the reverse. Four aspects of DNA—the c-value enigma, pseudogenes, endogenous retroviruses, and atavisms—make a clear case for the latter. Read more

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