Conversations with Atheists 3

Paraphrased for brevity and clarity: —– Him: You can’t possibly be so stupid and uneducated as to dismiss the theory of evolution. Me: Intelligent Design is a theory of evolution.  There are several. Him: No, there aren’t! Me: Certainly there are.  Darwinism, Neo-Darwinism, Catastrophism, and Intelligent Design off the top of my head.  I believe […]

Questions About my Religious Development

Originally posted on Home of the Little-Known Blogger:
An old friend from high school and college just asked me some rather deep question about my religious experience and beliefs. I thought that they were interesting enough to share, both the questions and my answers. For reference, I was raised in an Evangelical Church (Presbyterian); became…

In Support of Aramaic Primacy

Here are a couple of documents supporting the Aramaic primacy of the New Testament. The second one is a bit interesting, as the author has subsequently denounced his own work and declared himself an atheist. I don’t blame him; it happens to the best of us–and I think that he actually succumbed to academic peer-pressure, […]

Conversations with Creation Scientists

(paraphrased for brevity and clarity) Me: Intelligent Design Theory only proposes that terrestrial life, and the universe in general, show evidence of… intelligent design. Creation Scientist: Well, if that’s all it is, then all Creationists are IDr’s! Me: No. First, because you make an unverifiable (but not implausible) claim about the identity of the intelligence […]