Conversations With Atheists 5

This conversation occurred in a discussion thread for a video by Dr. William Craig regarding the nature of First Cause.  The atheist in question posted an identical set of objections to basically everyone who did not react negatively to the video.  Unlike previous posts, this is not paraphrased; I have simply copied and pasted the final […]

On Science, Faith, Religion, and Mythology (Part I)

It is essentially the raison d’etre of the ‘New Atheist’ movement to assert an existential enmity between ‘science’ and ‘religion’; one that has always existed and can only be ended when ‘religious superstition’ is finally swept away by ‘scientific truth’. Which sounds awesome. But is any part of that statement valid? I shall examine this […]

The Issue of Biblical Literacy

Well. Here’s a post that EVERYONE will hate. 🙂 So, as we have previously established, the Liturgical Churches (namely, the Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican Communions) all agree that the Bible is a manual for spiritual growth, and not to be used as a textbook of science or history. The Evangelical Churches, on the other […]

Upcoming Posts

I’ve been in an interesting discussion of religion on Twitter today. Since I was already planning a post on “Superstition, Mythology, Faith and Religion”, I’ve also queued up a post on “Religion and Violence”. Another upcoming topic will be an analysis of (or probably, rebuttal to) Wodarz and Komarova’s “Dependence of the Firearm-Related Homicide Rate […]