Reading Time: 6 minutes For years now, I’ve been putting off writing a review of Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, but the time has finally come for me to take the plunge. One of my daughters asked for my thoughts about the book recently, and given that unpacking my deconversion for my girls was the reason I started blogging […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes As I read his disingenuous post, I got one of those surges of helpfulness that marks me as a person. So for today, I thought I’d help this guy answer his ‘simple question’ more truthfully and accurately than he managed.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As a left-leaning atheist living in the most religious state in America, I stay keenly aware that those around me judge me on a value scale very different from my own. People around me see faith as a virtue, and many of them put it above all other values. They believe in the power of belief […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes I see a quote from C.S. Lewis circulated quite a bit, and I’d like to give my response to the argument it presents. Perhaps when I am done explaining what’s wrong with it, you will start to see why Lewis admitted later in life that: Nothing is more dangerous to one’s own faith than the work […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Let’s look at one of C. S. Lewis’s folksy ways of evaluating Christianity’s claims (from his book “Mere Christianity”). It’s more popular than it deserves to be.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I see a quote from C.S. Lewis circulated quite a bit, and I’d like to give my response to the argument it presents. Perhaps when I am done explaining what’s wrong with it, you will start to see why Lewis admitted later in life that: Nothing is more dangerous to one’s own faith than the work […]
Reading Time: 13 minutes Are you tired of angry fundamentalist preachers spewing forth condemnation and judgment in the name of your faith? Are you fed up with people being turned off by threats of never-ending torture in everlasting flames? If so, have we got the thing for you! This isn’t your grandmother’s hellfire and brimstone, no sir. This new Hell […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Is the Jesus story a legend? C. S. Lewis didn’t think so. Here are some reasons Christians give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Today we’re talking about wishful apologetics: those arguments that ache and yearn for an idealized form of Christianity. Special Guest: C.S. Lewis.
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 […]