Wondering What to Give that Christian or Atheist on Your List?

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Thought-provoking gifts for the holiday season. [Read more...]

Was the Colorado Springs Shooter No Worse Than Planned Parenthood Itself?

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Take a look at radical pro-life thinking in an article that condemns the shooting but can’t lay off the vicious rhetoric that might have prompted it. [Read more...]

Yet More on the Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science (2 of 2)

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We’ll conclude our look at Bible verses that make declarations about science so embarrassing that Christians want to ignore them. [Read more...]

Yet More on the Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science

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We’ve looked at weak Christian claims that the Bible preceded science. Now, let’s look at Bible verses that make declarations about science so embarrassing that Christians want to ignore them. [Read more...]

The Inadequate Deist Argument

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Consider some of the popular science-y Christian apologetics: the Cosmological, Teleological, and Design Arguments, for example. They all have a flaw—the SAME flaw—that gets too little attention. [Read more...]

The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science (2 of 2)

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Modern science? It’s been in the Bible all along, and we just didn’t have the faith to see it! Let’s wrap up the investigation of this bold claim. [Read more...]

The Bible’s Confused Relationship with Science

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Christian apologists eagerly point out the many places where the Bible gives us new science that was unknown to the ancients. Well, what would you expect for a book inspired by the omniscient creator of the universe? Let’s investigate. [Read more...]

God’s Kryptonite

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If anything is unchanging, God should be. But our picture of God (all powerful, omniscient, omnipresent) doesn’t represent the God we find in the Old Testament. Back in God’s youth, he was a lot weaker than he is now. Consider two examples from the Bible. [Read more...]

25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 11)

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Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments (part 11). [Read more...]

New Commenting System: Welcome to World Table

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Change is inevitable, and we have a new commenting system that should make life difficult for trolls and other obnoxious commenters. [Read more...]

Response to My Position on Abortion

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A blogger has responded to my spectrum argument about abortion. Here’s my response. [Read more...]

Christianity Is a Hospital, and Sinners Are Ill (Or Not)

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Well of course Christians are imperfect—everyone’s imperfect! That’s why the Church is like a hospital. It’s full of imperfect people striving to get better. (Let’s take apart this weak metaphor.) [Read more...]


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