Atheism

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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

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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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Discussing Atheism with Patrick Madrid

Last week Patrick Madrid and I discussed the topic of Atheism, and how to respond to it. You can read more of what I’ve written regarding atheism here. Our conversation is about an hour long, so grab a beverage and enjoy! Some things we mentioned... Read More

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5 Dumb Things People Say About Truth

In this post we will look at 5 self-referentially incoherent things people say about truth and how one might respond. Self-referentiall incoherence is a logical fallacy in which some claim is made which, upon being applied to itself, refutes itself.... Read More

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What Are The Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas?

Perhaps the most popular set of arguments for the existence of God are Thomas’ five ways: The proof from motion, the proof from causality, the proof from the contingency of the world, the proof from grades of perfection, and the proof from finality. It’s... Read More

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15 Things Atheists are Saying about Pope Francis

Pope Paul VI, in his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Nuntiandi, wrote, “Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.” Well people are certainly listening... Read More

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Debating Atheists in the Park

Last Saturday Trent Horn and I headed to the park to debate atheists. Ah, a Christian nerd’s dream. The park we went to is a beautiful park called Balboa Park. On Saturday’s, different groups (Christians; Hare Krishna’s; Atheists;... Read More

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Is Jesus a Spin-Off of Pagan Deities?

In this article I’d like to examine and respond to the claim that the story of Jesus Christ was borrowed from earlier mythologies. Similarity Does Not Imply Dependence Before we look at some of these alleged parallels between Christianity and... Read More

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The Problem of Evil

The problem of evil is the greatest emotional obstacle to belief in God. It just doesn’t feel like God should let people suffer. If we were God, we think, we wouldn’t allow it. The atheist philosopher J. L. Mackie maintained that belief in... Read More

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God, Rocks, and Square Circles

Yes, the creator of this meme misspelled “than.” During the Q&A period of a recent talk I gave in Indiana, I was asked the question, “Can God create a rock too heavy for him to lift?” The girl who posed the question did so... Read More

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