September 2, 2016

Some concluding thoughts about the Noah story: the original protagonist (it wasn’t Noah), a critique of God’s omniscience, what the rainbow really means, and the real reason why God launched the flood. Read more

August 31, 2016

Put aside your skepticism and take the Noah’s flood story seriously, as most Americans do. How well does it hold up? Read more

August 29, 2016

Let’s wrap up our look at the Garden of Eden story by looking at the internal consistency of the story. Do the implications of the story fit with both reality and the rest of Christianity? Read more

August 26, 2016

Far more Americans take the Garden of Eden story as history than you might imagine. Given that, let’s critique the story. Does it hold up? Where did it come from? Read more

August 24, 2016

A Christian apologist gives good advice about never reading a Bible verse without reading it in its context. Out-of-context verses are a Christian tradition, and Chick tracts are a fun source of examples. Read more

August 22, 2016

Consider the time gap from the original of each book in the New Testament to our oldest copy, chapter by chapter. This gap is on average 171 years. How can we trust what the New Testament says when we can’t be sure that copies were faithfully made during that long period? Read more

August 19, 2016

Christian apologists point to a universe that is understandable by physics, mathematics, and other disciplines as evidence of God. That kind of order shows the hand of God! But let’s first ask ourselves how understandable the universe actually is. Read more

August 17, 2016

What do you do when faced with a law that seems to be ignorant of the First Amendment? Here is a brief primer on how religious freedom applies in public schools. Read more

August 15, 2016

Bible reading in public schools was declared illegal 50 years ago, but we can’t rest on our laurels. Consider just one ongoing attack, a new Mississippi law that permits religious speech in schools. Read more

August 12, 2016

The most powerful argument against Christianity is the Problem of Divine Hiddenness. God wants to have a relationship with us? Then where is he? Simply making his existence obvious would be the first step, and this evidence is obviously not here. (3 of 3) Read more

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