“God’s Not Dead” Fans: Be the Christian Hero Yourself

Here’s a Hollywood version of an evil atheist philosophy professor. Want a chance to learn from an actual atheist philosophy professor? [Read more…]

Greece v. Galloway: How This Will Play Out

The Supremes handed down a surprising decision that permits prayers city council meetings. I think we know how this will work in practice, and I think there’s cause for optimism. [Read more…]

More Pointless Parables

Some New Testament parables are pretty good. They make a useful point, and they add to our moral vocabulary. Unfortunately, modern apologetic parables don’t seem to be made to the same standard. [Read more…]

Is This a Powerful New Apologetic Argument?

A Christian blogger has a new argument for Jesus. It gets points for being novel, but take a look to see if it’s convincing. [Read more…]

Happy Birthday, Patheos!

Let’s take a look back at some highlights of the Cross Examined blog on today’s Patheos anniversary. [Read more…]

MS-DOS and Objective Truth

IBM-compatible MS-DOS PCs used to start up displaying a C-prompt (the “C:>” with a blinking cursor). We don’t conclude anything transcendent from this. Similarly, most humans have an innate sense of morality, but we can’t conclude anything transcendent from this either. [Read more…]

Innovative Responses to the Fine-Tuning Argument

Here are four rebuttals to the fine-tuning argument that don’t get enough attention. [Read more…]

Sean Carroll Slaps Down Fine Tuning Argument

Physicist Sean Carroll gives five responses to the apologist’s argument that the universe was finely tuned. He includes a provocative list of features of reality predicted by theism and naturalism to see which explains reality better. [Read more…]

Carefree Christian Dinghy Hits Immoveable Rock of Reality: Thoughts on the Craig vs. Carroll Debate

Philosopher William Lane Craig debated cosmology with a cosmologist, Sean Carroll. Predictably, Christianity didn’t fare so well. [Read more…]

Shroud of Turin: Easter Miracle or Hoax?

What are we to make of the Shroud of Turin? Is it a miracle or a fake? [Read more…]