How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 3)

When God hides

More from Geisler and Turek’s “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist”: fine tuning, divine hiddenness, Road Runner tactic, and awe. [Read more...]

And God is Not Good, Either

Christopher Hitchens

The world lost an eloquent voice with the untimely death of Christopher Hitchens. Inspired by his book “God is Not Great,” I’d like to continue with that thought: “And God is not good, either.” Let’s take a look at the slavery, genocide, and general barbarity the all-loving Creator of the universe apparently approves of. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 2)

Sombrero Galaxy (from Hubble space telescope)

We move on to cosmological arguments in Geisler and Turek’s book “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” Let’s see how they hold up. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek)

One definition of faith

Geisler and Turek’s apologetics book, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, needs a response. Or a slap down. [Read more...]

Scientist Thinking vs. Lawyer Thinking

Consider two kinds of thinking. Each has its place, but we fool ourselves when we use one but pretend that we’re using another. [Read more...]

When My Rules Trump Yours

Students (taken on a Pangea site visit to Tanzania in 2007)

I’ve had a little experience with nonprofits that fund projects in the developing world. Here are a couple of the culture clashes we’ve had and how they parallel clashes between the Christian church and reality. [Read more...]

Proposal For a Christian Rumspringa

Amish buggy

Conservative Christians are very confident in the truth of their supernatural beliefs. Fair enough—let’s put that to a test. Let’s encourage Christian youth to explore other worldviews. We even have a precedent to follow. [Read more...]

Video: Are the Gospels Eyewitness Accounts?

Video

They tell us that the gospels were written by eyewitnesses, or at least that they are eyewitness testimony. But how do we know that? This video response shows that the evidence is pretty flimsy. [Read more...]

A Call for Civil Disobedience: Remove the “God”

Wicked anarchists shamelessly display their handiwork (identities hidden)

It’s a rare good cause that encourages civil disobedience. If you object to “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency, do something about it. [Read more...]

12 Reasons Why Jesus Is a Legend (3 of 3)

Jesus legend

Is the Jesus story a legend? Christians don’t think so. Here are some reasons they give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals (part 3). [Read more...]

12 Reasons Why Jesus Is a Legend (2 of 3)

Jesus legend

Is the Jesus story a legend? Christians don’t think so. Here are some reasons they give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals (part 2). [Read more...]

12 Reasons Why Jesus Is a Legend

weird face

Is the Jesus story a legend? C. S. Lewis didn’t think so. Here are some reasons Christians give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals. [Read more...]


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