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Debating Atheists: Arrival of Biological Information (part 3/5)

Fact#2: The Arrival of Biological Information Information embedded inside all of life demands an explanation. Virtually all agree that, at some point in earth’s early history, the first living being came about from non-living (dead) material. Setting aside for the [Read More]

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What Is Man’s Purpose?

We live in an age of “consent.” The prevailing Western ethic approaches moral issues not on the basis of what God has ordained, but on whether the behavior in question is agreeable to the adults who are involved. The golden [Read More]

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What Evolution Cannot Explain

In a recent post, I asked readers to consider the marvelous complexity of the human hand, one of a host of complex and interdependent parts that make up the human body. As Christians, we make sense of this stunning intricacy [Read More]

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What Entropy Tells Us About Atheism

Several years ago, when I was younger, and much less wise, I decided it would be a good father-son project to invest in an older car that I could restore. (Note to fathers: it’s a much better bonding idea to [Read More]

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Intelligent Design Is Not Creationism

My last few posts have asked the question, what inference should we draw from the existence of information-rich DNA? I used a few examples, such as the marvel of the human hand, to make the point that things that are [Read More]

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Giving Atheists a Hand

My son needed some help the other night on social studies. He was working on the Paleolithic Age – the Old Stone Age – a time when man first started working with stone and bone tools. That got me thinking [Read More]

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What Evolution Can’t Explain Part II

Well, it didn’t work that way,” she said. I was in the middle of a conversation with my daughter’s high school biology teacher. As I outlined in my last post, we were talking about evolution and, more specifically, how male [Read More]

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What Evolution Can’t Explain

“Let me see if I understand,” I said to my daughter’s high school biology teacher. “The human eye is the evolutionary product of a light sensitive spot on the skin. Is that right?” “Right,” she said. “And by evolution, you [Read More]

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Does God Expect Us To Practice Slavery?

The outspoken atheist of today argues that morality can be grounded by science.  Religion is not only unnecessary, he contends, it’s downright “bad” for us.  And Christianity, dominant all these centuries in the West, is clearly in the cross-hairs of [Read More]

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Why God is Necessary for Morality

“No,” my friend insisted, “Morality is just a social construct. It’s a product of ‘group-think,’ a way for the herd to govern itself. It’s just part of the way the mind works, and like the mind, it evolves with the [Read More]

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Why Belief in God Is Not A Social or Biological Phenomenon

Couldn’t  belief in God be nothing more than a social or biological phenomenon? This was the question posed by the skeptic. His point was obvious: if he could provide an explanation as to why people began to believe, or why [Read More]

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Can Evolution Explain Abstract Thought?

My last post, on the existence of innate desires, argued that God was the best explanation for why such desires exist. A skeptic disagreed, claiming:  Yes, we have innate desires. So do bacteria. Strangely enough, our innate desires seem to [Read More]

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What Evolution Cannot Explain

My recent blog posts have resulted in dialogue regarding what conclusions we can draw from the existence of the “order” and “fine-tuning” we observe in the universe. Christians argue that they reflect the work of an intelligent and powerful Creator [Read More]

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