Crusades vs.Jihad?

I found This Article to be helpful on comparing the oft-cited atrocities of the west in the name of “Christianity” to the holy wars of Islam. there is a stark difference between Islam and Christianity that detractors of the west and Christianity should take seriously if they want to be intellectually honest.

I also recommend Paul Copan’s book Is God A Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God for an honest discussion about the God of Christianity as well as a rebuttal of many arguments against God by the “new Atheists”.

An Argument for God with Objections

The Leibnizian Cosmological argument: Everything that exists has an explanation of its existence, either in the necessity of its own nature or in an external cause If the universe has an explanation of its existence, that explanation is something that is Uncaused, Personal, beginningless, Immaterial, Enormously Powerful, and Timeless, and Spaceless OBJECTION: I would argue […]

Responses to NY times articles: “An Atheist’s Christmas Dream” and “Religion Without God”

On Christmas eve I had a great discussion with a family member about religion and atheism.  Two days later they handed me the Christmas day Op-Ed section of the New York Times.  They wanted me to read two articles that were relevant to our conversation: 1) “An Atheist’s Christmas Dream” AND 2) “Religion Without God”. […]