Christian Apologists Have a Heavy Workload and It’s All God’s Fault

John W. Loftus usually debunks religious arguments in his books, but his latest one gives Christians tips on how they can make a better case for their beliefs. (It’s not as weird as it sounds, I promise.)

That book is called How to Defend the Christian Faith: Advice from an Atheist (Pitchstone Publishing, 2015):

In the excerpt below, Loftus explains how Christian apologists have a lot of work to do because God left them with such an incredible burden:

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Religion Doesn’t Help Make Our Society Less Violent, Says Professor

Phil Zuckerman, professor of secular studies at Pitzer College and author, most recently, of Living the Secular Life, has a great piece in the Los Angeles Times all about how turning to religion to stop violence doesn’t work.



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A Superintendent is Mad Because Students Know They Don’t Have to Stand for the Pledge

Saying the Pledge of Allegiance in school is optional.

You can’t get in trouble for not saying it. You can’t get in trouble for not standing up. And if you do, the school could be in legal trouble.

All of this should be obvious, but many students are unaware of their rights in these situations.

Now, the superintendent of Florida’s Santa Rosa County District Schools is upset because students in his district are being told about their options. If he had his way (freedom), they would all be pressured (freedom) into saying it no matter what (‘Murica!).

His complaint has to do with signs in classrooms that read: “Students are invited to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of our country, but they are not required to do so.”



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Luciferian Church Opens Up in Texas with Christians Protesting Outside

A new non-Christian church opened up in Texas over the weekend, and Christians were there to protest. Because people who think differently and gather peacefully Must. Be. Stopped.

The Greater Church of Lucifer, however, took it all in stride:



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The Differences Between Atheist and Christian Parents

If you’re coming out as gay or transgender, let’s hope you have an atheist parent.

Because when the Bible isn’t someone’s guide to life, anything goes.

Anything at all.



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