The ignorance and dishonesty of Christian apologetics, part 1: anti-evolutionism

ignorance

I don’t think I’m going to be able to get through writing this post if I try to feign politeness, so let me start by saying that it’s long been clear to me that, in spite of his moderate views on some issues (relative to his fellow evangelicals, anyway) Christian apologist Randal Rauser is not [Read More...]

On disemvowelling and creationism

Hll, wrld!

I’ve been learning to program in Python, and midway through an “online intro to Python” thing I’ve been doing, I realized it had given me everything I’d need to write a Python script for disemvowelling text. Also: my policy on creationism in the comments. [Read more...]

William Lane Craig: young-earth creationism is an embarrassment

I’ve had difficulty finding any straightforward statements from William Lane Craig on evolution and creationism. Often, he hedges by throwing a few subtle encouragements to his anti-evolution fans while avoiding saying anything that would identify him. But in a recent podcast, he was very frank about young-earth creationism: [Read more...]

Evolution, original sin, and the problem of evil

Previously: Yes, creationism is religiously motivated [Read more...]

Yes, creationism is religiously motivated

Previously: The evidence for evolution [Read more...]

Many Christians still think Africans are descended from Noah’s evil son Ham

Libby Anne has a post titled “Is Creationism Racist?” which I don’t really have anything to add to, except that I think she buries the lede: [Read more...]

The evidence for evolution

Previously: Neuroscience and the soul [Read more...]

From the archives: Review of Finding Darwin’s God

I’ve spent the day suffering from writers block over what to say about evolution in the book. I went poking through my own blog archives and discovered a review of Kenneth Miller’s Finding Darwin’s God, originally published in September 2009. To my surprise, I apparently liked it. I’ll need to reread it, or at least parts of [Read More...]

Sunday links and open thread: debunking myths on Reddit, Mabus update, and more

Time for another Sunday links open thread. Use the comments to discuss any of these stories or anything I’ve failed to cover in the last week: [Read more...]


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