Avoid Christian Rationalization With This One Rule

Patent medicine—how do you discover what’s effective?

How do we evaluate evidence? This often underlies disagreement between atheists and Christians. Here’s a procedure to get everyone on the same page. [Read more...]

Plantinga’s Unconvincing “Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism”

Tiger illustrates false beliefs?

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.

The evils of gin

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 Reject Your Reality 200

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)

Errors: Science vs. Christianity

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

“Young Frankenstein” movie poster

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

Scales of Justice

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

Little Mermaid square

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

Christian apologetics doesn't hold up

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

Confused thinking

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)

Big wad of cash

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

Did God fine tune the constants of reality with a cosmic slider board?

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


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