January 25, 2019

We come across claims all the time, some reasonable and some farfetched. An influential Enlightenment philosopher has a useful metaphor to help decide what to believe. Read more

January 23, 2019

We’re halfway through our analysis of this obtuse argument. It’s a great example of an argument that’s useful because it’s confusing, not because it’s accurate. Read more

January 22, 2019

We’ve looked at Anselm’s ontological argument, where God is defined into existence. Another variant is the modal version. It’s much more complicated, but does that make it any more convincing? Read more

January 19, 2019

Let’s conclude our exploration of this new argument for Christianity. The Argument from Mathematics argues that math’s ability to explain reality is so extraordinary that it demands a divine explanation. Read more

January 17, 2019

What about the claims Christians make about early church history, claims that don’t come from the Bible? They’re stated with confidence, but what backs them up? We’ll take one famous example and dig into why one should accept it—or not. (Conclusion) Read more

January 15, 2019

What about the claims Christians make about early church history, claims that don’t come from the Bible? They’re stated with confidence, but what backs them up? We’ll take one famous example and dig into why one should accept it—or not. Read more

January 12, 2019

Here’s a new argument for Christianity: math’s ability to explain reality is so extraordinary that it demands a divine explanation. Take a look, and see if you find it compelling. Read more

January 10, 2019

We’ve recently looked at the (literally) fragmentary early evidence for the New Testament. Seeing it visually, with the fragments building over time, helps illustrate the wide gap between originals and our best copies. Read more

January 8, 2019

Let’s look at the earliest handful of manuscripts that give us our most reliable look at the New Testament. They’re a surprisingly shaky foundation on which to build the claim that we have recreated the originals. Read more

January 3, 2019

That God created everything from nothing is a key Christian doctrine. But where does it say this in the Bible? Read more

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