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Christian Apologist & Philosopher

What is Enough Evidence for an Atheist or a Christian?

Today I heard a panel discussion by three atheists who were kind and brave enough to address our Christian apologetics organization, Ratio Christi. The panel was asked to explain their thoughts about atheism and Christianity. One of the participants repeatedly … Continue reading

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The Mathematical Difficulties of Natural Selection

A 2011 confernce held at Cornell University presented a series of academic papers that focused on viewing biological systems in terms of informational questions. The authors drew parallels between numerical searches and biological systems. By applying conclusions about searches to biological information, conclusions can be … Continue reading

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Where is the Burden of Proof: Christianity or Atheism?

Christian & Atheist discuss who has the burden of proof for their position. A: Since I am the only reasonable person here, the burden of proof lies with you theists. C: I readily welcome the burden of proof for my views, … Continue reading

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William Lane Craig vs. Christopher Hitchens

I think the following snippet of a debate from Craig & Hitchens is very telling. It becomes more striking when one is familiar with the level of arguments presented by each man earlier in the debate, but this should suffice … Continue reading

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Genesis 1, Science, and Logical Conclusions

This week I learned of a college student at a large, local state university who told of a story about one of his professors. The student’s geology professor, on the first day of class. specifically took time to ridicule Genesis 1. … Continue reading

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Does Dispensationalism Teach Two Modes of Salvation?

I periodically hear from Christian circles the accusation that dispensationalism teaches two modes of salvation, one for Israel and another for gentiles and the church. Dispensationalism is a way of viewing theology, and can be contrasted with a few other … Continue reading

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Questions of the Mind Applied to the Kalam Argument

I recently saw a person in an online philosophy discussion pose the question “Can we prove that logic applies to reality?” Such are questions that give philosophers a bad name amongst non-philosophers who view topics like this as worse than the flat earth … Continue reading

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