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Sh*t Christians Say

William Lane Craig Reasonable Faith

Christians have a shaky relationship with evidence. They embrace it—in fact, say they’re the rational ones. But look at what else they say. [Read more...]

Carefree Christian Dinghy Hits Immoveable Rock of Reality: Thoughts on the Craig vs. Carroll Debate

Craig Carroll cosmology apologetics debate

Philosopher William Lane Craig debated cosmology with a cosmologist, Sean Carroll. Predictably, Christianity didn’t fare so well. [Read more...]

Oral Tradition and the Game of Telephone: A.N. Sherwin-White’s Famous Quote

Telephone and the gospels

The Jesus story spread widely in the decades after his death, and only then was it written down. How much was it changed by the accretion of legend? William Lane Craig assures us that this is not a problem, but his bold claim that doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. [Read more...]

Rebutting the “God is Simple” Argument

Sugar crystals--complex result with simple rules (and no intelligence)

Apologists Alvin Plantinga and William Lane Craig argue that God is simple. Their argument isn’t holy but full of holes. [Read more...]

God ♥ Genocide

William Lane Craig plays chess

The Bible makes clear what God thinks of genocide. Apologist William Lane Craig attempts a rearguard action, but his defense of God is pretty weak. [Read more...]

Christianity, the Ultimate Unfalsifiable Hypothesis

When will Charlie Brown see that his trust is misplaced?

A hypothesis should be testable, including “God exists.” How honestly do Christians follow the evidence? And have they made their hypothesis unfalsifiable? [Read more...]

It’s a Pro-Slavery Free-For-All!

American slave auction, 1619

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...]

Don’t Move the Goalposts, Again

Students take goalposts after football victory

About the puzzling questions at the limits of science, apologists 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...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With (2 of 2)

Some apologists toss around the idea of infinity easily and comfortably. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. (Second of a 2-part post.) [Read more...]

Infinity—Nothing to Trifle With

Some apologists toss around the idea of infinity easily and comfortably. If they understood some of the complexities, perhaps they wouldn’t be so comfortable. [Read more...]


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