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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...]

Christianity Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Gay wedding cake topper

Some Christians point to their Bible for reasons to reject same-sex marriage. Religious reasoning may be binding on them, but it doesn’t carry weight in a society governed by a secular constitution. More importantly, this biblical justification doesn’t hold, even within a Christian context. Let’s take a closer look. [Read more...]

The Prayer Experiment Critiques Itself

Dark-path

The philosophical paper which was the inspiration for the 40-day Atheist Prayer Experiment has some self-critique. Kudos to the author for full disclosure, but this critique takes us to a place he didn’t expect. [Read more...]

Getting off Mount Atheism

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Here’s an interesting analogy that gives a new perspective on different worldviews and how we move from one to another, trying to find the one that explains reality best. [Read more...]

How Could an Atheist Convert to Christianity?

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I’ve argued that well-informed atheists can’t be moved by intellectual arguments for religion. Let’s test that by examining three high-profile ex-atheists. What made them convert, and what does that say about my hypothesis? [Read more...]

“I Used to be an Atheist, Just Like You”

A gravity potential. Once you fall in, it’s hard to get out.

I can believe that you used to be an atheist. It’s the “just like you” part that I’m having a problem with. If you’d been just like me, you wouldn’t make apologetic arguments to which I have an easy rebuttal. [Read more...]

Friend Request from Jesus?

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Let me update you on the Atheist Prayer Experiment, week 2. Is the Problem of Divine Hiddenness Christianity’s toughest problem? [Read more...]


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