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“God Did It” Explains Everything … or Maybe Not

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“God did it” is an easy answer to many riddles within science. It’s so broad that it can explain anything, but this means that it explains nothing. [Read more...]

Understanding Morality—It’s Really Not that Hard

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When apologist Greg Koukl critiques atheist morality, it’s hard to imagine that he’ll get so many things wrong. [Read more...]

Objective Truth: Does the Bible Speak Plainly About Homosexuality?

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I’m a bit surprised that I wind up agreeing with apologist Greg Koukl on a matter of biblical interpretation. Nevertheless, that doesn’t put his argument against homosexuality in a very good light. [Read more...]

It’s a Pro-Slavery Free-For-All!

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That God allows slavery in the Old Testament is one of the stickier issues Christian apologists deal with, but instead of dealing with it honestly, some want to ignore the difficult parts. Take a look at what they don’t want you to know. [Read more...]

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

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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”

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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...]

The Sin of Sodom was Homosexuality … Right?

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The story of Sodom and Gomorrah is often held up as clear evidence that the Bible was against homosexuality. But was homosexuality really the sin of Sodom? [Read more...]

Dr Johnson: Extraordinary Claims and Extraordinary Evidence

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Carl Sagan popularized the aphorism, “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Apologist Greg Koukl (Stand to Reason) finds that too heavy a burden to carry and wants to lower the bar. Let’s see how well he does with that project. [Read more...]

Women at the Tomb? Weak Evidence for the Resurrection.

Apologists love to bring up the women at the tomb. Women weren’t reliable witnesses in Jewish culture at the time, so why would the gospel authors place them there if the story weren’t true? However, a little scrutiny unravels this story. [Read more...]


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