So recently we’ve seen 3 things to say to an atheist, supposed to get atheists thinking about the reality of God and how those three things fail miserably. Fellow atheist and blogger Tim has done a much better job with 20 questions from an atheist to Christians that are actually substantial and should prove hard to answer for most Christians (if they’re intellectually honest). They should at least cause some thinking and scratching of the cranium.
Month: July 2015
An interesting article that should serve as a reminder that natural selection is still very much at work on our species, arguments from creationists notwithstanding.
New study shows that taller men in the Netherlands tend to have more children
Every once in a while you come across a believer who thinks he has come up with a clever rebuttal to atheism. Usually, it turns out to be some collection of inane arguments, quotes from a holy book and assorted bits of religious “cleverness”. These “3 things to say an atheist” by pastor Jack Wellman is no different. (more…)
Forgery, a book review is my review of “Forgery, the split pen of bible-writers” the title of a small book I picked up a long time ago and that I’ve recently been rereading. As far as I know, Amazon does carry it but only in a Dutch edition and I’m not sure it’s ever been translated. The author is Jacob Slavenburg, a Dutch historian who has written several publications about early Christianity and gnosis. He’s also a co-translator of the Nag Hammadi library into Dutch. (more…)