25 Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid (Part 9)

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Christians, do us and Christendom a favor and avoid these arguments (part 9). [Read more...]

Saint … or Insane?

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Andrea Yates drowned her five children to save them from Satan, but both she and Joan of Arc heard the voice of God. Charles Manson vs. Abraham. Jim Jones vs. Joshua. Who’s the saint, and who’s insane? [Read more...]

Your Religion Is a Reflection of Your Culture—You’d Be Muslim if You Were Born in Pakistan

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A number of objections have been made against this popular argument. We’ll run through them to see how well the argument stands up. [Read more...]

Kreeft’s Argument from Absolute Conscience Fails Absolutely


Peter Kreeft’s Argument from Conscience assumes an absolute obligation. Like so many other apologists, his assumptions are unfounded. They’re also unnecessary—the natural explanation works just fine. [Read more...]

Which Does Technology Benefit More: Christianity or Atheism?

From around 1911, this printing press could print and fold 96,000 16-page newspapers per hour

The internet is being used both to spread Christianity and to undercut it. Which worldview benefits more from technology? [Read more...]

C. S. Lewis Gets Morality Wrong

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C. S. Lewis is an influential Christian thinker, but undeservedly so. Consider his thinking on morality. His appeal to objective grounding for morals doesn’t stand up to cross examination, and we can better explain morality without this assumption. [Read more...]

Video From 5/20/15 Debate at WWU

Debate: Bob at the lectern, with my partner Valerie Tarico on the left. Our opponents from Seattle University are on the right.

Here’s the video from the recent debate, “Does God Exist?” [Read more...]

Theology, the Queen Clown of Sciences (Plus the Argument From Dullness)

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Hey, lighten up, atheists! The correctness of religious worldview claims is overrated. Stop taking things so darn seriously. [Read more...]

Getting off Mount Atheism

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Here’s an interesting analogy that gives a new perspective on different worldviews and how we move from one to another. Can atheists get off Mount Atheism? [Read more...]

Debate Results!

I participated in a two-against-two debate last night. My partner was Valerie Tarico (Seattle blogger and author), and our opponents were two Catholic professors. [Read more...]

Celebrate Harold Camping Day, the Day to Remember Our Favorite Doomsday Prophet!

Part of $5 million in billboard advertising spent by Harold Camping’s Family Radio

Tomorrow is Harold Camping Day. Let’s remember why Brother Harold is so special. [Read more...]

Christians Move the Goalposts When They Can’t Win Honestly


About the puzzling questions at the limits of science, Christians often say, “If you can’t answer them, we can!” For the old questions (such as “What causes disease?” or “What causes drought?”) this claim is now laughable. Why is Christianity’s claim to answer the new questions any less so? [Read more...]