atheism

Free Book: The Swedish Atheist, the Scuba Diver and Other Apologetic Rabbit Trails

October 30, 2013
The-Swedish-Atheist-the-Scuba-Diver-and-Other-Apologetic-Rabbit-Trails

I don’t generally recommend books I haven’t read, but in this case I’m happy to make an exception. Randal Rauser’s writing is always thought-provoking, relevant and worthwhile — and given today’s special, it’s now eminently affordable! Today only (Wednesday, October 30), the e-version of Rauser’s book The Swedish Atheist, the Scuba Diver and Other Apologetic […]

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An Atheist Monument To?

June 29, 2013
Atheist Monument

The American Atheists unveiled a public monument in Florida today and have plans to build more around the country. When I first heard this story I wondered, a monument to what? To no-god? To non-belief? Monuments usually stand for something, not for not-something. Wouldn’t it be more appropriate to erect a monument to science, or […]

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Universal Pope?

May 24, 2013
Universal Pope

Pope Francis has garnered quite a bit of attention for his comments last Wednesday regarding atheists and his claim that everyone is redeemed by the blood of Christ. He said, in part: The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone! “Father, […]

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Review: Cross Examined by Bob Seidensticker

April 24, 2013
Cross Examined

Cross Examined: An Unconventional Spiritual Journey by Bob Seidensticker is an easy book to sum up: it’s a novel about apologetics. Such an undertaking has intriguing possibilities, but unfortunately Seidensticker can’t quite pull off this combination. Apologetics is mostly about telling; good fiction is about showing — and in this novel the two make for […]

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