Steve Hays: Let’s Put Huckabee’s Comments about the Connecticut Massacre into Context

Steve Hays suggests that critics of Mike Huckabee's comments about the Connecticut massacre have taken his comments out of context. He quotes philosopher Jerry Walls's comments on Facebook for context. … [Read more...]

Another Fellow Christian Offers Blunt Response to AFA’s Bryan Fischer

Remember that Fischer is the guy who blames the massacre in Connecticut on God being kicked out of public schools.Here is a link to one Christian who has some choice words for Fischer and his ilk.LINK … [Read more...]

Randal Rauser Nails It: Church-State Separation Not to Blame for Today’s Massacre

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It’s because of no school prayer, of course

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Ted Rall comes out?

I've occasionally referred to Ted Rall, the cartoonist and author, as an example of an ultraliberal theist who was indistinguishable from a godless humanist (especially a left-wing godless humanist) on ethical matters. But in a recent column, he saysScience isn’t reconcilable with faith. Rubio knows that. But he also knows what would happen to his presidential aspirations if he admitted the truth.God is a lie.If you believe in God, you are stupid.If you think the earth is 6,000 years old, that … [Read more...]

One Reason Why Strong Pro-Gay Marriage Supporters Should Be Worried

Whether the United States and the States should authorize same-sex marriage, in my opinion, should remain a matter of federal legislative public policy, and of state constitutional law and/or legislative public policy. Therefore, I strongly oppose the thesis that the United States and/or the states as a matter of federal constitutional law are obliged to authorize same-sex marriages or their functional equivalents. I also oppose the repeal of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) by Congress, or its … [Read more...]

Recent Paper on Skeptical Theism and the Evidential Argument from Evil

I just discovered this.  Justin P. McBrayer, "CORNEA and Inductive Evidence," Faith and Philosophy 26 (2009): 77-86Abstract:One of the primary tools in the theist’s defense against “noseeum” arguments from evil is an epistemic principle concerning the Conditions Of ReasoNable Epistemic Access (CORNEA) which places an important restriction on what counts as evidence. However, CORNEA is false because it places too strong a condition on what counts as inductive evidence. If CORNEA is … [Read more...]

New Book: God and Evil (includes transcript of second Craig-Tooley Debate)

I was able to preview this book at Google Books. In so doing, I discovered that the book contains a transcript of the second debate between William Lane Craig and Michael Tooley on God's existence. It also contains a chapter on evil and divine hiddenness. … [Read more...]


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