Erik Wielenberg: An Inconsistency in Craig’s Defence of the Moral Argument

Abstract. I argue that William Craig’s defence of the moral argument is internally inconsistent. In the course of defending the moral argument, Craig criticizes non-theistic moral realism on the grounds that it posits the existence of certain logically necessary connections but fails to provide an adequate account of why such connections hold. Another component of Craig’s defenceof the moral argument is an endorsement of a particular version of the divine command theory (DCT). Craig’s version of … [Read more...]

Does Belief Require Understanding?

Imagine going to the library at a university with a nuclear physics program and picking up a copy of a peer-reviewed journal in nuclear physics. I'm assuming that you, the reader, are like the 99.99999% of the population by having no ability whatsoever to understand anything in that journal. Unintimidated by the subject matter, you browse the table of contents and randomly pick an article. You try to read it, but discover that there are literally no nouns or verbs in the article you understand. … [Read more...]

Herman Phillipse on God, Ethics, and Evolution

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Humanism for Children: A Reply to William Lane Craig

William Lane Craig is right. There has been "a resurgence of interest in arguments for God's existence."  So-called "new atheists" aside, what he fails to mention is that there has also been a resurgence of interest in arguments against God's existence by philosophers like J.L. Schellenberg, Quentin Smith, Paul Draper, Stephen Maitzen, Michael Martin, and many others.Indeed, Craig's biased, selective summary of recent work in philosophy of religion, like many of the arguments for God's … [Read more...]

Friendly Atheist: Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Funerals of Connecticut Massacre Victims

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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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