January 20, 2020

How can Christians shirk their burden of proof? By having two definitions! As with “faith,” several definitions of “burden of proof” can be handy when supporting a predetermined conclusion. Read more

January 18, 2020

Here are a few examples of Christians running from their burden of proof. With all the game playing, one wonders when they’re going to actually argue for Christianity. Read more

January 16, 2020

“Well of course Christians are imperfect—everyone’s imperfect! That’s why the Church is a hospital for sinners. It’s full of imperfect people striving to get better.” Let’s take apart this weak metaphor. Read more

January 13, 2020

Christians may be reluctant to explore precisely why they believe. Is their belief firmly grounded in evidence, or is it more like a custom? A thought experiment from 1931 provides insight. Read more

January 10, 2020

Let’s give Christianity a break for a moment and look at a typically liberal attitude in which there is selective use of science. What parallels do we find with Christians’ unscientific attitudes? Read more

January 8, 2020

Was the U.S. created as a Christian nation? Nope. The Constitution is the founding document, and the writings of the founders themselves make clear that Christianity and the Bible played little role. Read more

January 6, 2020

Discarding inconvenient evidence to the contrary, many Christian pundits tell us that the United States is a Christian nation—that it was built on a biblical foundation. But look at the actual history, and the Greek, Roman, and Anglo-Saxon foundation becomes clear. Read more

January 3, 2020

Ancient stories of demons causing disease have no place in modern medicine. What does it tell us about the reliability of the gospel story that Jesus thought otherwise? Read more

December 30, 2019

A Christian apologist argues that justice shows the validity of Christianity. There is no ultimate justice for the atheist, which conflicts with the existence of objective morality; therefore, atheism fails. Let’s dissect that argument. Read more

December 20, 2019

The first premise to William Lane Craig’s Kalam argument didn’t fare so well last time. Let’s move on to the second premise, that the universe began to exist. Read more

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