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…]

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

Frank Turek argues that the fine tuning of the cosmological constants argues in favor of theism. Let’s take a look. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument for Theism is Criminal

Frank Turek summarized his main arguments in favor of Christianity in a recent debate. Let’s examine them one by one. (Spoiler alert: I wasn’t impressed.) [Read more…]


My father would have been 84 today. [Read more…]

Religion: Billions Into a Black Hole

Religion sucks up $100 billion in the U.S. every year. Where does that money go? Let’s compare the money flow to a similarly-sized company to see if we’re getting our money’s worth. [Read more…]