Category Archives: Atheism

Nick Peters’ Interview with David Wood on the Problem of Evil

I listened to another Nick Peters’ podcast last night.  This one was from November 2, 2013.  It was with David Wood, and it concerned the problem of evil: the question of whether the existence of evil is compatible with the … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on Prevenient Grace

I went to my church’s small group last Thursday.  This fall, we are going through Robert Morris’ The God I Never Knew: How Real Friendship with the Holy Spirit Can Change Your Life. We read a part of the book … Continue reading

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Vridar’s Notes on Gullotta-Fitzgerald Discussion about Jesus’ Historicity

http://vridar.org/2015/09/01/highlights-of-the-david-fitzgerald-daniel-gullotta-discussion-on-miami-vally-skeptics/

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(Rambling) Book Write-Up: The Reason Driven Life, by Robert M. Price

Robert M. Price.  The Reason Driven Life: What Am I Here On Earth For?  Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2006.  See here to buy the book. Robert M. Price is often characterized as an atheist biblical scholar.  The Reason Driven … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Age of Atheists, by Peter Watson

Peter Watson.  The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God.  Simon and Schuster, 2014.  See here to buy the book. There are many who believe that, without God or religion, there is a … Continue reading

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The Theory of Everything: God in Mystery

I watched the 2014 movie, The Theory of Everything, last night.  The movie is about theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his relationship with his wife (later ex-wife, but still friend), Jane.  It starts from the time when he was a … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: God and the Folly of Faith, by Victor Stenger

Victor J. Stenger.  God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion.  Amherst: Prometheus, 2012.  See here to buy the book. Victor Stenger was a particle physicist, a philosophy professor, and an atheist.  Years ago, I checked … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up (Loosely-Speaking): The Incredible Shrinking Son of Man, by Robert M. Price

Robert M. Price.  The Incredible Shrinking Son of Man: How Reliable Is the Gospel Tradition?  Amherst, New York: Prometheus, 2003.  See here to buy the book. Robert M. Price is often characterized as an atheist biblical scholar and a Christ … Continue reading

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God’s Not Dead 1: The Debate

I finally saw the 2014 Christian movie God’s Not Dead (see the trailer here).  I doubt that I can share all of my thoughts about the movie in one single post, so I may write more than one post about … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on Three Posts, and Small Groups That Have Different People

Let me start by mentioning the three posts. 1.  Beth Caplin, Dear Church, here is where you lose me. Beth talks about her disagreements with conservative Christians within the church, and how she has not been persuaded by the “answers” … Continue reading

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