Tag Archives: Religion

The Argument from Evil.

I had planned to post some counter-apologetics here in advance of discussing them on the podcast. Four episodes late, but I am now getting started. Among the most popular reasons cited for atheism is the “Problem of Evil”. Like most … Continue reading

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Is There a God? Why It Matters to Atheists

I am going to devote a number of posts on the question of the existence of gods and I am currently working on a podcast. I’d like to talk about why I am doing this and there are really two … Continue reading

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I Have a Problem with Religion, Not Irrationality.

I do not have a problem with myth, fantasy, imagination,  nonsense, silliness, inspiration, or fiction. I do not even have any inherent problem with arbitrary decision-making, subjectivity, ignoring evidence, or irrational beliefs! I do not think there is anything wrong … Continue reading

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The Hobby Lobby Case and the Unreason of Religion

Like most Freedom of Religion cases, the US Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v Hobby Lobby engages the issue of how far courts should delve into the reasonableness of religious beliefs. Like in Anselem, the Hobby Lobby decision reinforces the … Continue reading

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How To Prove a Miracle in Two Easy (and One Impossible) Steps

Catholic outreach website Strange Notions, recently presented the story of a miracle. It asserts that Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Manuel Nevado had stage 3 radiodermetitis which was cancerous and incurable, but within weeks of his obtaining a prayer card related to … Continue reading

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Cold Case Christianity and Hearsay

(*This post gets into some legal principles and I make statements about what the law says. As usual, do not take any of this as legal advice, nor should you rely on any of the links in such a way. … Continue reading

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Billy Graham Restates Tired Old Myths and Misconceptions

I thought Billy Graham might be a little more thoughtful and enlightened than to repeat the kind of tired old myths and misrepresentations we hear from Christian Apologists. It is amazing how little I needed to change from this article … Continue reading

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