Reading Time: 3 minutes This weekend, much of the world celebrates Easter. This holiday represents a celebration of renewal and rebirth–and not only for Christians! In that vein, enjoy this hand-curated collection of past Roll to Disbelieve posts that relate to this time of year!
Reading Time: 9 minutes This seasoned veteran of evangelism offered up his A-Number-One Reason to Believe. This answer represents his biggest gun, his most powerful evangelistic come-on. And it’s the same reason we hear out of a great many Christians across all flavors of the religion! We’ll look at it, see what it means, and evaluate it as a claim. And then we’ll decide if it’s as compelling as Billy Graham sure thought it was.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Equipped with editing software and sacrilegious tendencies, ssj rewrote Mel Gibson’s brutal love letter to Jesus with less blood and more lulz.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year, we began talking about a book called How the Great Pan Died. Some of us even located used copies of this out-of-print 1968 work. Finally, we plunge into formal discussion about it! Come join us for an intriguing look at the possible origins of Christianity–and a look at possibly how everything went hideously wrong.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This comes from the New York Times, questions from Nicholas Kristof: I question William Lane Craig of Talbot School of Theology and Houston Baptist University about Christianity. This is the latest installment in my occasional series of conversations about Christianity. Previously, I’ve spoken with the Rev. Timothy Keller,Jimmy Carter and Cardinal Joseph Tobin. Here’s my interview of William Lane […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes This one, Christians are sure, must have truly happened: a god-baby, born in a barn, laid in a manger. But did it? I don’t think so. I’ll show you why today–and what I think the story really means.
Reading Time: 11 minutes I ran across a list that was downright hilarious. In it, a relic from decades ago, Hal Lindsey, offers a listicle of reasons for churches to “teach Bible prophecy.” It made for an interesting example of a few different ideas we’ve been exploring lately. Today, we’ll run through his list–and see what it shows us about Christianity.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Guest post by Richard Russell We begin with a joke. It was the night before the Chemistry 217 final exam, but the brothers of Beta Beta Sigma were not in the mood to study. They hit the bars, then the party circuit, then their private stash back at the frat house. Just before Jack passed […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute I have not watched a debate for ages. I like both these people. My friend said of this: “I enjoyed this. I think Mike Lincona is struggling a bit and has to admit that some bits might not have actually happened but somehow the gospels are still reliable.”
Reading Time: 8 minutes I’ll show you why Christians are fond of the Argument from Embarrassment, and why that misplaced fondness matters to the rest of us.