Reading Time: 11 minutes Ever wonder how someone converts into fundamentalist or evangelical Christianity? Here’s how I ended up there.
Reading Time: 10 minutes We’re about to plunge into actual apologetics works and examine their authors’ major ideas and claims. Before we do that, let’s just real quick-like run through the field as a whole so we’re all on the same page. I’m sure it didn’t take long at all for the earliest Christians to notice that reality wasn’t […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Here is another piece, this time on the atonement and sin, from a friend who supplies adverts and what have you to the Free Inquiry magazine amongst others. He has a special interest in the fascinating life of Robert Ingersoll.
Reading Time: < 1 minute I, as you may well know, contribute to the Skepticule podcast by recording a counter-apologetics segment for them, Pearced Off. My segment is always followed by an interesting discussion of ideas brought up by the ‘panel’ of Pauls. Here are the latest offerings: Skepticule 50 – When just about enough evidence to believe is equivalent […]
Reading Time: 17 minutes I give regular counter-apologetic podcast segments to the Skepticule podcast and my last one has provoked some interesting debate online in certain forums. Here is my essential case: My segment this week will be a simple one on Adam and Eve and the two horned problem of using Adam as representative of humanity. If he […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes You only get one Spinal Tap day every century—11/11/11—and today is it. Spinal Tap was a fictional heavy metal group whose amps had dials that didn’t stop at 10 but went to 11. Today is a day to crank it to 11 by considering some similar nonsensical thinking within Christianity.