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Is Our Will Truly Free?

In a recent post, I argued that God, despite His immense power, does not force us to accept Him. In the end, He respects our freedom by allowing us the choice of whether to let Him in or to say [Read More]

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The Probability of a Past Event is One

In recent posts, we’ve been discussing the difficulties inherent in defining and recognizing the miraculous. The skeptic usually approaches the issue with the set presupposition that miracles, however defined, are not possible. What the believer concludes is a miracle is [Read More]

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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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Discussing the Afterlife with a Skeptic

Christian apologists often take for granted that there is an afterlife in which all rational people would want to partake. But such an assumption is often mistaken. In a recent conversation with a skeptic, I was reminded of how differently [Read More]

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Why Reason Supports Believing in God

Many atheists refuse to consider the evidence for God’s existence, insisting that before they can accept God, we must first be able to explain where God came from, and how. They accuse Christians of relying “just so” stories, insisting that [Read More]

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