Doug Krueger on Craig’s “PhDs only” rule

Doug Krueger, who’s been offering to debate Craig for years, showed up in the comments on my post on William Lane Craig’s refusal to debate Jeff Lowder to offer up some additional tidbits: [Read more…]

The Old Testament and Christian apologetics, part 1: some types of apologists

This post has its roots in a comment thread on Yvain’s blog, the OP of which I discussed here. But it’s not the post itself that prompted this blog post, but rather when I said: [Read more…]

The hypocrisy of William Lane Craig’s refusal to debate Jeffery Jay Lowder

Jeff Lowder sent me an e-mail asking me to comment on William Lane Craig’s “apparent hypocrisy” (Jeff’s words) in refusing to do a debate with him. Jeff included a link to a post on this he put up last July, which has some interesting tidbits: [Read more…]

William Lane Craig claims its “dishonest” to say the OT god is a moral monster

The other day I noticed a blog post where Randal Rauser partially transcribes one of William Lane Craig’s podcasts. Here’s Craig: [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…]

Arguing when you know the conversation isn’t going to be constructive

Okay, after my quick declaration that I’m not signing Dan Fincke’s “civility pledge,” let me get a little deeper into the problems I see with it. Here’s the first point of the pledge, quoted in full: [Read more…]

Comments on the Craig-Rosenberg debate, part 2: the so-called “logical argument from evil”

I’m going to dedicate most of this post to Rosenberg’s opening statement, but first let me say “here here” to something from Jason Rosenhouse’s comments on the debate: [Read more…]

My first book–which takes on Christian apologists like William Lane Craig on the resurrection–available for free

At long last, and thanks to some great help from Jeff Cogswell, the ebook version of my first book–complete with a new preface–is now ready as a PDF. The book is called UFOs, Ghosts, and a Rising God: Debunking the Resurrection of Jesus, and I’m letting anyone download for free as an ebook. [Read more…]

Does Craig’s hypocrisy know no bounds? (the Craig-Rosenberg debate)

I was going to make my next post on the Craig-Rosenberg debate about the problem of evil, but then I listened to what Craig had to say about the problem of evil in his first rebuttal, and wow: [Read more…]