I did a double-take when an article came in through the News Wire containing this: State Rep. Tom Riner, a Southern Baptist minister who was instrumental in establishing that requirement in 2006, disapproves of the fact that Homeland Security doesn’t currently mention God in its mission statement or on its Web site … The law … Ky. law requires Homeland Security to credit God
In Chapter 2 of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins gives an argument for atheism. The argument is a chain of reasoning consisting of five inferences. The first inference is a non sequitur, but I have attempted to rescue the argument by making explicit an unstated assumption, and by clarifying the first two premises: 1a. Any … An Argument for Atheism – Part 5
As with any other religion, there is plenty of material critical of Islam available on the web today. Some of it is even pretty decent as an introduction to problems with Islam. For example, there’s the “Myths of Islam” page, part of the thereligionofpeace.com web site. It aims to get beyond some of the pro-Islamic … Myths of Islam
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Phil Zuckerman, author of the very interesting Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us About Contentment, has an article online, “The Religious Support Behind Proposition 8.” There, he uses Scandinavian secularity and social success as a counterexample against religious worries that deviations from God-given policies invite social calamity. Now, Society without … Scandinavian secularity
This article includes some background info on the issue of legal protections for faith healing: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27844314
A miracle is an event (1) brought about by the power of God that is (2) a temporary (3) exception (4) to the ordinary course of nature (5) for the purpose of showing that God has acted in history. (“Defining Miracles” in In Defense of Miracles, IVP, 1997, p.72). I have proposed two improvements to … Purtill’s Definition of “Miracle” – Part 7
If you want all the dirt on that evil atheist Keith Parsons you should check here: http://lifeanddoctrineatheism.blogspot.com/2007/12/regarding-keith-parsons-on-meaning-and.html The author of this blog has decided to smite me in the name of the Lord for some comments I made in a debate with William Lane Craig ten years ago. Here, you will learn that in my … Evil Atheist Parsons Exposed!
Check out the God Trumps “game” from the New Humanist. Sample card:
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