He Doesn’t FREAKING Get Us – Part 3: A Bait-and-Switch Jesus
https://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/bait-switch.asp The billion-dollar “He Gets Us” (hereafter: HGU) ad campaign for Jesus and Christianity is a classic “bait and switch” scam. It advertises an appealing Jesus who is a loving, tolerant, liberal feminist who rejects racism, but in reality, the ads are promoting conservative white evangelical Christianity and the racism, sexism, bigotry, and intolerance for … He Doesn’t FREAKING Get Us – Part 3: A Bait-and-Switch Jesus
A Nasty Christian Apologist Defends the Indefensible
There are many nice Christian apologists out there. To cite just four of several examples, (1) Glenn Miller; (2) Randal Rauser; (3) Trent Horn; and (4) Sean McDowell have both been extremely gracious as dialogue partner (1 & 2) or host (3&4). But there are also some nasty ones who apparently didn’t get the memo about 1 Peter … A Nasty Christian Apologist Defends the Indefensible
Did Jesus Exist? Paul Maier’s Complete Failure
Christian apologists often write CRAP, crap that is taken by sheeple in the pews to be POWERFUL ARGUMENTS. I suspect that Christian apologists often write crap precisely because they write for a generally ignorant and highly biased audience who will buy their books by the millions and show deference to the GREAT SCHOLARSHIP in the … Did Jesus Exist? Paul Maier’s Complete Failure
Apologist Responds? Check. Uncharitable? Check. Uses Cheap Shots and Insults? Check.
I stopped reading Triablogue some time ago, but today I decided to make an exception. After I posted my comment about the twin hypothesis, I thought to myself, “I’ll bet Steve Hays responds to this and uses the ‘Village Atheist’ tag.” My prediction was accurate. (See his post here.) In my comment, I didn’t defend the twin … Apologist Responds? Check. Uncharitable? Check. Uses Cheap Shots and Insults? Check.
Extreme Unfriendly Theism or Abusive Theism
(This is another item in the “not new, but new for me” category. I was familiar with presuppositionalism, but not this particular presuppositionalist. Based on how radical Cheung’s position is, I guess you could also place this in the “you can’t make this stuff up” category.) Vincent Cheung is a Christian apologist of the presuppositionalist … Extreme Unfriendly Theism or Abusive Theism