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Ray Comfort’s Anti-Abortion Video “180”

Ray Comfort’s “180” documentary spends surprisingly little time arguing against abortion, and no time making coherent, intellectual arguments against abortion. What it does talk about is predictable. [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Hyperactive Agency Detection

In honor of Charles Darwin’s birthday on February 12, let’s look at some concepts that tie together religion and evolution. [Read more...]

The Declaration of Independence—A Christian Document?

Declaration of Independence

Many Christians like to point to the word “Creator” in the Declaration, but that word doesn’t mean what they think it does. In fact, the Declaration of Independence makes quite clear where the government’s power comes from, and it’s not God. [Read more...]

Biblical Analysis of the Super Bowl

Tim Tebow and 316—his 316 yards pass completion in his come-from-behind victory over the Steelers clearly points to John 3:16. Let’s apply that same logic to Eli Manning’s 296 yard Super Bowl win on Sunday. [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Burqa, Niqab, Hijab

Muslim traditional clothing requirements for women are often in the news. Let’s get the names straight for the different elements of clothing and look at some of their consequences. [Read more...]

5 Recommendations to the Pro-Life Movement

Why would I want to improve the stance of the pro-life position? Because there’s actually a lot of common ground, and we’re missing the chance to work together. [Read more...]

Does the Christian Care About the Poor or Not?

Do Christians really care about the poor? Millions do, of course. But prosperity-gospel preachers and many conservative politicians seem to have lost touch with this constituency. TV host Stephen Colbert has a stinging response. [Read more...]

The Religious Foundation of Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day (February 2) is a day when we can celebrate some old wives’ tale about groundhogs seeing their shadow, but few people know about the religious foundation of this day. [Read more...]

The U.S. Constitution is 100 Percent Secular—or Is It?

Christians are eager to imagine the founding fathers building the nation’s foundation on a Christian footing. Is the Constitution secular? Or do these Christians have a point? [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Irreducible Complexity

A system is irreducibly complex when every part is necessary. Remove any part, and the system breaks, so how could such a system have been built, piece by piece, by nature? Any precursor would have been useless and therefore selected against by evolution. But an example with which we’re all familiar undercuts this argument. [Read more...]


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