15 Surprising Things Atheists are Saying about Pope Francis

Well, Pope Francis is on his way to the USA and people are talking! Including the media—which has it’s downsides. Sr. Helena Burns posted this funny meme today:   Whatever you might think of the Pope Francis, it’s hard to deny the... Read More


Why God’s Not Dead Isn’t Worth Watching (or Watching again)

God’s Not Dead “flatters Christian viewers with the triumphalist message that we are the heroes, that our enemies are bankrupt and miserable, that we will be rewarded and they punished. It tells its target audience exactly what they would... Read More

Even Pope Francis Likes Randal's new book!

Why Christians Should Rethink Their Attitudes Towards Atheists

Even Pope Francis Likes Randal’s new book! Dr Randal Rauser is Professor of Historical Theology at Taylor Seminary where he has taught since 2003. He is the author of several books including his latest one which we’ll be discussing today,... Read More


What is Pascal’s Wager?

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician and philosopher who lived in the 17th century. In his Pensees (paragraph 233) he writes what has come to be known as “Pascals Wager.” There are many blogs and video’s out there which claim... Read More


Thomas Aquinas’ Argument From Finality of Being: A Socratic Dialogue

St. Thomas Aquinas In this conversation, Brad and Sarah discuss St. Thomas Aquinas’ fifth proof for the existence of God, the argument from finality. You can read their conversation about Aquinas’ first two proofs here, their conversation... Read More


Thomas Aquinas’ Argument From Degrees of Being: A Socratic Dialogue

St. Thomas Aquinas In today’s discussion Brad and Sarah discuss the fourth way of St. Thomas Aquinas to prove the existence of God. You can read their discussion of the first and second way here and their discussion of Thomas’ third way here. Brad:... Read More


Thomas Aquinas’ Argument From Contingency: A Socratic Dialogue

St. Thomas Aquinas In today’s dialogue Brad and Sarah discuss the third of Thomas Aquinas’ proofs for the existence of God, the argument from contingency. You can read their first dialogue in which they discus the first two proofs of Aquinas here. Brad:... Read More

St. Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas’ Arguments From Motion and Efficient Causality: A Socratic Dialogue

St. Thomas Aquinas Over the coming weeks I’d like to explore each of St. Thomas’ five proofs for the existence of God by way of socratic dialogues (read my other dialogues here). In today’s dialogue Brad asks Sarah for arguments for... Read More


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

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