Tag: Apologetics


“A personal relationship with reality”?


This billboard communicates an important truth: it's good to have a relationship, personal or otherwise, with reality.  It is, however, contestable that atheism brings us into this relationship.  It does so only if there isn't a God.   If there is a God, then this is false advertising.      

God or a Caricature?


While this certainly isn't true in all cases, I find that most of the young people that I know who are walking away from God are not walking away from the actual God, but from a Modern or Western, watered-down imaginary representation of him--often the god of caricatured "fundamentalists. Good,...

Does Religion Divide us?


John Lennon asked us to imagine a world with no religion.  I think the reason he wanted a world of no religion was because religion divides us.  Debate.org asked the question: Does religion divide the world? 73% of those responding said yes. Why does religion divide?  One of the respondents...

Jesus, Zeus, Thor and the Kraken


One more thing about the Bill Maher video. Consider this my Christmas post. In the video, Maher equates faith in Jesus Christ with belief in Zeus, Thor and the Kraken and all the other "stuff that is not evidenced based." I love it when he gives us the circumstances by...