A Debt to Christianity?

A popular article argues that all of us—atheists, too—owe a great debt to Christianity. It grounds the stable Western society that we take for granted. (Or does it?) [Read more…]

Lee Strobel’s Fragile Argument

Lee Strobel imagines that he takes a tough journalistic attitude to the Christian message and that evidence shows it to be correct. But a little investigation shows that his case is flimsy. [Read more…]

Separating Fact From Fiction: How Does Christianity Fare?

Imagine throwing your Net of Truth into the water. You want to pull up truth and nothing but the truth. What is your procedure for winnowing fact from fiction? [Read more…]

What Would a Religious Constitution Look Like?

The U.S. Constitution is secular, which provides protection to both atheists and believers, but this trait is under attack by Christian revisionists. They pretend that it’s actually religious. Let’s consider what a religious constitution would actually look like. [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 Law of the Land secular? Or do these Christians have a point? [Read more…]

Religion and Sports: Just Cultural Traits?

Religion and sports both have important dates throughout the calendar. They both have sacred designs and special clothes. They both have revered spaces. Superstition in sports is like supernatural belief in religion. They both create an “us” and a “them.” How far can we take this comparison? [Read more…]

Don’t Believe Christianity Until You Believe in Aliens

The Christian accepts the claims of the gospels. Contrast this with another claim: that aliens have visited the earth. Since that claim beats the Jesus story on every point, does that mean you must accept alien claims? [Read more…]

Thoughtless Thinking About Homosexuality

An online Christian ministry has a flabby argument against homosexuality and same-sex marriage that needs dismantling. [Read more…]

Response To an Angry Christian (2 of 2)

Let’s wrap up our analysis of a Catholic blogger’s rant against atheism. He gives us three more arguments with which he’s not impressed. Curiously, neither am I. [Read more…]

Response To an Angry Christian

A Catholic blogger claims to have distilled atheists’ arguments down to just two. And he’s not impressed. [Read more…]


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