Category: Science

Conversation with Jackson Wheat on Stephen Meyer’s Book ‘Darwin’s Doubt’

A conversation with Jackson Wheat about Intelligent Design and the work of Stephen Meyer.

Book Review: ‘Why Christianity Matters’ by SJ Thomason

Author: S.J. ThomasonBook: Why Christianity Matters: Historical, Sociocultural, and Moral Reasons to Follow Jesus Christ (1st edition [out of print])Publisher: Kindle Direct PublishingYear: 2020Total Page Count: 410Price: $14.49 (print) I. INTRODUCTION From the time I was a teenager to just prior to my deconversion, I was an avid reader of Christian apologetics.… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘Why Christianity Matters’ by SJ Thomason”

The Weekly Roundup – 1.25.19

Over on his blog Charles Payet has a post entitled “It’s the End of the World as We Knew It.“ Overall, it is a rather pessimistic piece and one with which I cannot help but sympathize. The very real threat of climate change, for example,… Continue Reading “The Weekly Roundup – 1.25.19”

Invasion of the Bible Snatchers: Ray Comfort’s ‘Scientific Facts in the Bible’ – Innumerable Stars

To see other posts in this series, please go to the series’ page. Among fundamentalists there are few as notable and infamous as Ray Comfort. Known primarily for his Way of the Master evangelism program and organization, Comfort has been a vocal opponent of evolutionary science,… Continue Reading “Invasion of the Bible Snatchers: Ray Comfort’s ‘Scientific Facts in the Bible’ – Innumerable Stars”

Michael D. Coogan: A Religious Rather Than a Scientific Text

Michael D. Coogan, The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, third edition (OUP: 2014), 35-36. Whatever the character of the inspiration of the Bible, however, it was written by men (and, probably, women) whose knowledge was that of their times,… Continue Reading “Michael D. Coogan: A Religious Rather Than a Scientific Text”

Digital Hamurabbi Takes Down Hugh Ross

Hugh Ross is a highly educated man. He holds a PhD in astrophysics from the University of Toronto and runs the website Reasons to Believe, a Christian apologetics organization. But while Ross may be quite knowledgeable when it comes to cosmology, his understanding of biblical… Continue Reading “Digital Hamurabbi Takes Down Hugh Ross”