September 15, 2020

For over 60 years The Chronicles of Narnia have been beloved children’s stories. However, when Laura Miller discovered their Christian symbolism as a teenage skeptic she felt duped. Years later, she says she’s rediscovered the beauty of Narnia. Could we be missing the apologetic power of telling stories?  Modern debates about the existence of God tend to focus on reason, science, and logic. We find lecture halls packed with believers and unbelievers awaiting scholarly fireworks shows. Such  events may briefly… Read more

September 10, 2020

The former Hawk Nelson singer is gracious and vulnerable in talking about how his faith fell apart on Unbelievable?. He’s among a number of recent high-profile deconstruction stories. But are these collapses due to the power of the forces that toppled their worldview? Or the poor construction that went into building them? “After growing up in a Christian home, being a pastor’s kid, playing and singing in a Christian band, and having the word “Christian” in in front of most… Read more

September 8, 2020

Welcome to the Unbelievable? Blog on Patheos! Let me tell you the story so far… Conversations matter. Yet, since the turn of the millennium, dialogues on the biggest questions in life – purpose, value, science, faith and God – have been dominated by aggressive voices across the religious and non-religious spectrum. Many point to 9/11 as a key turning point in the culture when, in the eyes of many secularists, religion proved itself to be a threat to society. The… Read more

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