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Morality’s Ruby Slippers

The great and powerful Wizard of Oz

Christianity makes a grand show of giving us morality, meaning, and purpose. But it simply gives us back what had always been ours. [Read more...]

Rationalizing Away the “Canaanite Problem” (2 of 2)

Jesus and the Canaanite woman

Let’s conclude our look at Greg Koukl’s analysis of the Problem of Evil. We’re on the same page that this is a tough problem for Christianity, but I’m not sure that his resolution is as complete as he thinks. [Read more...]

Rationalizing Away the “Canaanite Problem”

Can Christianity justify genocide?

A popular fundamentalist Christian wrestles with the Problem of Evil. He’s confident that he’s got this persistent problem under control. Take a look and see if that optimism is well placed. [Read more...]

Why Map of World Religions but not World Science?

Map of world religions

A map of world religions shows that, in contrast to science, religious answers to life’s Big Questions depend on location—hardly a compelling foundation on which to build truth claims. [Read more...]

Gay Marriage Inevitable?

Same-sex marriage seems inevitable. If we assume that, how should the church respond? (And how do you think the church will rewrite history 20 years from now when same-sex marriage is commonplace and unquestioned?) [Read more...]

National Day of Actually DOING Something

Prayer is easy. Doing something is hard. Let’s be adults and realize that prayer does nothing more than make people feel good. Wouldn’t a National Day of Actually DOING Something be more effective than a National Day of Prayer? [Read more...]

“This is Guaranteed to Convert You!”

Imagine the claim, “I hold in my hand a pamphlet that will undercut your worldview!” How would a Christian and an atheist respond to this? The same way? Or would they respond differently? How would you respond? [Read more...]

Christianity Can’t be Deduced from Nature

Imagine a post-apocalyptic world with no evidence of Christianity. Could it be recreated? [Read more...]

It’s Funny Until Someone Gets Hurt, then it’s Hilarious

There is a bit of malicious joy in sitting at the sidelines watching the nutty Christian extremists make their nutty anti-science statements. Turns out that there’s a lot more harm to the Christian community than simply making fools of themselves. [Read more...]

Post #100

It’s post #100! Time to take stock of where we’ve been and where we’re going. [Read more...]


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