November 5, 2011

A deepity is basically the opposite of a profundity. A deepity is a statement that, to the extent that it’s true, is trivial, and to the extent that it’s profound, is false. Read more

November 4, 2011

Some Christians argue both sides of the reason issue. Is it God’s greatest gift or is it the devil’s whore as Martin Luther argued? Here is the input from an experience pastor. Read more

November 2, 2011

We’re told that the gospel story must be true because, if it weren’t, eyewitnesses at the time would correct it. In fact, it doesn’t work that way. Here are 10 reasons why this naysayer hypothesis is nonsense. Read more

October 31, 2011

Today, the world gets its seven billionth citizen. The Quiverfull movement, popular among some Christian groups, urges Christians to “let God decide” how many children they will have. In the 21st century, we have this kind of irresponsible thinking? It’s as if people don’t know where babies come from or the impact that population has on the world’s finite resources. Read more

October 30, 2011

Harold Camping’s Family Radio has scrubbed its web site of any reference to its humiliating end-of-the-world failure. In what other industry could such a catastrophic failure be ignored so completely? Read more

October 29, 2011

Cartoon: Genetics meets the Adam ‘n Eve story, and it’s like salt on a slug. Read more

October 28, 2011

I’ve figured out why prayer doesn’t work! The clues are all within a single book of the Bible. Read more

October 26, 2011

You can leave a company with two weeks’ notice. You can leave a club by not paying dues. But leaving Christianity often brings consequences. How will your fellow parishioners interpret your departure, and how will they respond? Read more

October 24, 2011

God commands a lot of genocide in the Bible. Apparently feeling compelled to justify the savagery of his favorite deity, apologist William Lane Craig actually argues that the slaughter was justified and righteous. Read more

October 22, 2011

A computer science pioneer makes a point about simplicity in software that also applies to apologetics arguments: some arguments succeed because they’re plainly correct, but others succeed only because they’re confusing. Read more

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