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Bugliosi’s Doubts Are Not Divine

In his book “Divinity of Doubt,” celebrated prosecutor and author Vincent Bugliosi makes the case for agnosticism as the “only intelligent, strong position one can take on the question of God’s existence.” He’s an agnostic, he says, “because my mental [Read More]

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How Can We Know If God Can Do the Impossible?

As Christians, we’re commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as our hearts and souls. The mind, of course, is the tool we use to make sense of the world. It requires that we use logic and [Read More]

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What Atheism Means

Comedian Ricky Gervais is fond of expressing his atheism in sound-bite size tweets. Not long ago, he summed up his views this way: “Atheism isn’t ‘I claim no god exists.’ Atheism is ‘I don’t accept your claim that god exists.’ [Read More]

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Is Christianity the Best Worldview?

Christianity is often touted as the way to “save” men – not in the ultimate sense of their souls, but in the sense of fixing what’s “broken” in them. A person “finds” religion and reforms, putting behind them some of [Read More]

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Were The First Disciples Lying?

“So what,” my friend concluded, “people die all the time for things they believe. Sometimes they even go out of their way to become a martyr. That doesn’t prove anything about their beliefs. It just means they’re crazy.” We had [Read More]

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Why Discussing Evolution Matters

My secular friend and I had reached an impasse. We were discussing the implications of evolutionary biology, along the lines of my previous three posts. I had taken the position that DNA is a complex, information-rich medium and that there [Read More]

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Is There One True Religion?

Most Christian apologists will eventually face this question: “What makes the Christian religion the true religion?” As one person writing to PleaseConvinceMe put it:  “Every other religious person outside of Christianity believes with their heart and soul that their religion [Read More]

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Is the Resurrection “Physically Impossible?”

Critics of Christianity will often claim that the key event of the Christian worldview – the Resurrection – is “physically impossible.” Because physically impossible things can’t happen – by definition, of course – they feel quite justified in concluding that [Read More]

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