Atheism is just thinking there aren’t any gods (version 2.0)

The following is an excerpt from the first draft chapter of the book. It grew out of, and shares a title with, this post. [Read more...]

The two books you should read for a response to Craig et al on the resurrection

After long resisting the idea, I’m now considering republishing my first book (a response to evangelical apologists who claim the resurrection can be proven with historical evidence) as an ebook. However, it will take some work to set up, so what should you read in the mean time? [Read more...]

Beta testing a book: Chapter 5: An open letter to religious believers on God and evil

And now… the revised version of chapter 5 of the book. It contains my “open letter on God and evil,” which has been floating around the net for more than two years, longer than any other part of this book. But that’s not all it has. The full chapter consists of: [Read more...]

Calling all Old Testament buffs: some claims I’d like to confirm/disconfirm

As I’ve said before, I don’t know as much about the Old Testament as I do the New Testament. Thus, I found The Bible Unearthed really interesting, but wasn’t sure how much stock to put in some of its claims (see posts here and here). I’ve attempted to dig deeper into OT scholarship on my own, but [Read More...]

Wanted: things people have claimed about the majority of Biblical scholars

Since William Lane Craig makes such a big deal about most scholars supposedly agreeing with him about everything important, it would be nice to accumulate examples of scholars claiming the majority is against Craig on various issues. [Read more...]

Beta testing a book: Chapter 4: This is what your religion looks like to me

Okay, here’s a cleaned-up version of chapter 4 of the book, titled This is what your religion looks like to me. “In this chapter” and other notes below the fold: [Read more...]

A proposal for all future debates with William Lane Craig

reword it

Richard Dawkins has written quite a bit on why he refuses to debate William Lane Craig. I think you could take his arguments further to argue that atheists should stop agreeing to debate Craig period. But if atheists are going to keep debating Craig, I have a proposal for all those debates from now on. [Read more...]

What should I call my book?

A couple weeks ago, I got this comment on one of the posts in my beta testing a book series: [Read more...]

But do the tactics of popular atheism work?

atheist-evangelists

The following is an excerpt from chapter 3 of the book. [Read more...]


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