June 8, 2017

The Jesus story spread widely in the decades after his death, and only then was it written down. How much was it changed by the addition of legend? William Lane Craig assures us that this is not a problem, but his bold claim doesn’t hold up. Read more

June 5, 2017

The gulf between the ages of sexual maturity and first marriage has become dramatically wider. Combine that with that fact that the Bible has no prohibition against premarital sex, and the ban should be reevaluated. Read more

June 1, 2017

In which your humble host attempts to create a new argument for God. Read more

May 29, 2017

God is like the wallet photo of the smiling model. You could say that that’s your girlfriend . . . but that she never has time to come around. You could say that God does marvelous things . . . but always have an excuse when “God” never fulfills the commitments you make for him. Read more

May 27, 2017

John Hagee’s “Four Blood Moons” claims to tap into cosmic truth, but it’s just more nonsense to sell books to gullible Christians. Read more

May 24, 2017

Christian apologist Greg Koukl rejects evolution, and he gives three reasons why. He seems to think that weakness within science (and you can judge if he makes his case) means that his Christian argument wins by default. Read more

May 22, 2017

Christian Creationists can’t win the scientific argument against evolution, so they advance their argument as best they can by going directly to ordinary citizens. Lacking the science, they fall back on something else. Read more

May 19, 2017

Predicting the end of the world is a popular pastime in some Christian circles. Pastor John Hagee is a master—let’s see what we can learn. Read more

May 17, 2017

Here’s a comparison that I think illustrates both the frustration of arguing with Christians and the backwardness of their position. Read more

May 15, 2017

My own journey out of religion was easy—I stopped going to church when I left home and didn’t think much about it for years. I’m fascinated by the journey to atheism of someone who was much more deeply into Christianity, as documented in this guest post. Read more

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