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September 10, 2018
Paul Kalanithi’s Argument for Christianity
Meaning, love and purpose exist by virtue of the fact that they exist in human...
February 28, 2018
The Mormon Haplogroup X Apologetic
Debunking a claim that genetic evidence verifies a relationship between native Americans and ancient Israelites.
September 16, 2016
Repost: So Wrong For So Long: On Liberal Biblical Reinterpretation
[I'm taking a break from the blog to bond with and care for my new...
August 29, 2016
Christian Apologists React to the Rise of Atheism
They're going through all the five stages of grief.
December 07, 2015
The Case for Prayer-Shaming
In the aftermath of yet another horrific mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, this one...
November 23, 2015
In Defense of Radical Individualism
Conservative Christians are still grappling with the Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage this summer....
October 14, 2015
Against Religious Fatalism
Last month, construction was in progress at the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, the holiest mosque...
August 03, 2015
So Wrong For So Long: On Liberal Biblical Reinterpretation
Following up on last week's affray over cognitive dissonance in pro-LGBT Christians, I have one...
July 06, 2015
Answering Questions from #IndyTOT
This past week, I was in Indianapolis for two live Q&A events with my Christian...
June 24, 2015
How the Cross Is Like the Confederate Flag
You can make a bad argument in support of a good conclusion. That's how I...
May 18, 2015
How Low Will It Go? The Continuing Decline of American Christianity
The Pew Research Center has released a huge new survey of the American religious landscape,...
August 13, 2014
Answering an 11-Year-Old Christian
Last week, this comment was left on an older post. I wouldn't normally approve proselytizing...
May 19, 2014
Boko Haram Is an Islamic Terrorist Group
I would have thought some facts were too obvious to need proving, but if these...
January 13, 2014
A Christian vs. an Atheist: On God and Government, Part 2
This is part 2 of my "Think! Of God and Government" debate series with Christian...
November 13, 2013
God Doesn’t Solve the “Who Sez?” Problem
I've finished reading Timothy Keller's book The Reason for God. It was a hard slog,...
November 04, 2013
More Than the Sum of Our Senses
I'm still reading Timothy Keller's book. He's very much a fan of presuppositional apologetics, like...
October 28, 2013
The Untrustworthiness of Inherited Beliefs
I read apologetics books every so often just to keep in practice, and this week...
July 03, 2013
Human Love and Divine Hiddenness
Back in June, I felt compelled to respond to a blog post by one of...
June 14, 2013
The Compliment of Taking Religion Seriously
Tanya M. Luhrmann, an anthropology professor at Stanford, wrote an op-ed last month titled "Belief...
June 07, 2013
The Biggest Challenges to Staying Christian
On Patheos' evangelical Christian channel, Peter Enns has been soliciting comments from his readers about...
March 08, 2013
My Interview on the Jesse Lee Peterson Show
Earlier today, I was on a radio show hosted by Jesse Lee Peterson, an ultra-right-wing...
February 22, 2013
The Menace of Hipster Atheists
Over on One News Now, Peter Heck is very concerned, in a column entitled "As...
September 02, 2011
Rebutting Reasonable Faith: The Evangelical Conspiracy Theory
In "The Aura of Infallibility", I mentioned William Lane Craig's belief in something he calls...
May 27, 2011
The Mormon Test
This is a guest post by Leah of Unequally Yoked. Adam is on vacation. When...
April 30, 2011
The Language of God: Truth Seekers
The Language of God, Chapter 11 By B.J. Marshall Aside from summarizing the points he's...
April 11, 2011
Defending Genocide, Redux
A while back, I wrote a post about professional Christian apologists who defend genocide as...
April 08, 2011
New on Ebon Musings: The Apologist’s Handbook
Earlier this year, I called on readers to help me compile the "apologist's handbook", a...
March 04, 2011
The Language of God: Collins vs. Dawkins
The Language of God, Chapter 7 By B.J. Marshall The next part of Francis Collins'...
February 09, 2011
Compiling the Apologist’s Handbook
Last summer, I had a long e-mail conversation, spanning several months and thousands of words,...
January 29, 2011
Doubting the Bible on a Christian Forum
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