About Jeffery Jay Lowder

Jeffery Jay Lowder is President Emeritus of Internet Infidels, Inc., which he co-founded in 1995. He is also co-editor of the book, The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave.

Comments Are Working Again

But we still haven't been able to get Disqus working on that one page... yet. This is very weird. … [Read more...]

Can Atheism Support Ethical Absolutes? A Reply to Roger Olson

Roger Olson, a fellow Patheos blogger who can be found in the Evangelical channel on Patheos, has recently written a post entitled, "Can Atheism Support Ethical Absolutes? Is Ethics without Absolutes Enough?" In that post, he appeals to what has been called "Karamazov's Thesis," which is the claim (attributed to Dostoyevsky), that "If God does not exist, then everything is permitted."For readers who are interested in academic refutations of Karamazov's thesis, see refutations by Christian p … [Read more...]

All Comments Temporarily Down

It appears that while troubleshooting the fact that we were unable to view/edit comments on one page, we've now temporarily lost the ability to view/edit comments for all pages. Working with Patheos to troubleshoot. Please stay tuned. … [Read more...]

Ex-Apologist: Blogosphere Skirmish on Whether Phil. of Religion Should Be Taught in Colleges

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Do We Need Philosophy of Religion Anymore?

This entire post, as well as its comments, are essential reading for anyone interested in the recent debate.LINK (HT: ex-apologist) … [Read more...]

Yes, Jerry, You Have the Right to Criticize the PoR

After having the audacity to publicly respond to Jerry Coyne's criticism of a previous blog post--the horror!-Jerry Coyne continues to block me from posting comments on his web site. In a recent post, he endorses John Loftus's call for the end of the philosophy of religion at secular universities. But he also begins his post with what I assume is a veiled response to me. In my revised response to Coyne, I wrote: Since Coyne is a professional biologist, not a philosopher, he is not an expert on … [Read more...]

Decisive Refutation of the Kalam Cosmological Argument

I don't know how to force this Patheos blog into causing an old post to show up as a new post in the RSS feed for the blog, so I've created a new post to link back to the old one. Comments on this page will be closed; please comment on the old one.LINK … [Read more...]

Paul Draper on “What Is Philosophy of Religion?”

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