Plantinga’s Unconvincing “Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism”

Respected Christian philosopher Alvin Plantinga wants to show that the idea of evolution is self-defeating. Unfortunately, he’s outside his area of expertise. His argument hasn’t convinced biologists, and it shouldn’t convince you. [Read more…]

Explanation for Objective Morality? Another Fail.

In my never-ending quest to find a reasonable defense for the Christian claim of objective morality, I consider the argument of another apologist. [Read more…]

The ONE Bias That Cripples Every Christian Apologetic Argument

I’ve come across a single bias (in many forms) that seems to underlie Christian arguments. [Read more…]

How Science Works (and How Christianity Thinks it Wins)

Creationists like to point to discarded ideas that science has left behind—geocentrism, Piltdown Man, ether, the steady-state universe. What they don’t seem to realize is that science’s ability to change in the face of new facts is a strength, not a weakness. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Evil and Science

This is the final part of Frank Turek’s comprehensive apologetic for Christianity. He says that the Problem of Evil actually works in his favor, and the fruits of science are proof of God’s existence. See if you were more impressed than I was. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Morality

Turek makes the popular mistake of confusing “morality” and “objective morality.” A dictionary would clear up a lot of Turek’s confusion. [Read more…]

Pointless Parables

Some of the New Testament parables are pretty good. They make a useful point, and they add to our moral vocabulary. I explore a few of the recent apologetic parables that, unfortunately, weren’t made to the same standard. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Information

Apologist Frank Turek argues that information in DNA is evidence of God, but he picks the worst possible animal as an example. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Reason

Apologist Frank Turek confuses reason with Absolute Reason. The human brain is fallible (who could argue?), but how do atheists and Christians interpret this differently? [Read more…]

James Dobson Needs My Money (and an Education)

In a fundraising letter, James Dobson makes clear the social problems he sees with the country and how making ourselves right with God would set everything right. It’s irresistible to pass up the opportunity to point out just a few errors. [Read more…]


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