Richard Dawkins: It’s Immoral Not To Abort Downs Syndrome Children

Richard Dawkins—that atheist who wrote that book on atheism—is now “seen by many, even many non-believers, as a joke figure, shaking his fist at sky fairies. He’s the Mary Whitehouse of our day.” [1] Despite his waning popularity (or... Read More


A Loving God And The Existence of Hell: A Socratic Dialogue

Note: These dialogues are contrived, obviously. I’m interested, not so much in writing a conversation as it would actually occur (real conversations about important topics are messy and almost never this brief), but one that demonstrates the... Read More


Does Evil Disprove God?   Last week I had the honor of being on Patrick Madrid’s Right Here Right Now show where we discussed, with the great Peter Kreeft, the problem of evil. Click the play button above to listen... Read More


God & Flying Teapots: A Socratic Dialogue

This is the second conversation between Sarah  and Brad. Read their first one here. Brad: Sarah. Hey. It’s Brad. Sarah: Oh, hey Brad. It’s nice to see you in a different shirt today. Green Lantern? Brad: Yes! DC fan? Sarah: Yes, actually.... Read More


What is Atheism? A Socratic Dialogue

Sarah: “I’m an atheist, debate me”? Cute/confrontational shirt, dude. Brad: Yeah, got it online. Glad you like it. Sarah: I’m Sarah. Brad: Brad . . . Aaaaannnnd now I feel awkward ’cause you’re reading the Bible. Sarah: Haha!... Read More


Contingency Argument for God’s Existence

Perhaps my favorite cosmological argument for the existence of God is the contingency argument. It goes like this: Whatever exists that does not have to exist requires an explanation for its existence. The physical universe does not have to exist. Therefore,... Read More


Is Atheism a Religion?

Is Atheism a religion? In this article I want to propose the extraordinarily controversial question, is atheism a religion? What is Atheism? Traditionally, atheism has been defined as, “the position that affirms the non-existence of God. [Which]... Read More


My latest Radio Interview on Atheism

Here is a recent radio interview I did on the topic of atheism. In it I talk about helpful vs. unhelpful approaches when dialoguing with atheists, respond to a few atheistic objections, and talk aabout my new book on atheism that will be out NEXT MONTH!  Read More →


Stephen Colbert Mocks Atheists

Last night, Stephen Colbert tackled American Atheists’ lawsuit against the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and its exhibit featuring a cross, a cross which some atheists claim causes “mental anguish”. I thought he did a splendid... Read More


Jesus: Lord, Liar, Lunatic, or Legend?

The credibility of Jesus Christ is central to the Christian faith. If he is credible then we can trust what he said about God—including, for example, that God is a Trinity of three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. It all comes down... Read More

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