Tom Gilson

The Demographics of Evidence About God: A Novel Argument Against Theism

Christian apologist Tom Gilson attempts to turn the tables on proponents of the argument from nonresistant nonbelief (aka the argument from divine hiddenness). According to Gilson, the fact of divine hiddenness is evidence for God’s existence. Before I quote Gilson’s argument from divine hiddenness to Christian theism, I first need to provide some context. 1. The Demographics of Evidence About God: A Novel Argument Against Theism

Swing and a Miss: Another Failed Refutation of Schellenberg’s Hiddenness Argument

Philosopher of religion J.L. Schellenberg is the foremost defender of an argument for atheism known as the argument from nonculpable nonbelief (aka the argument from divine hiddenness). As I’ve explained before,¬†Schellenberg’s most recent formulation of that argument is as follows. (1) Necessarily, if God exists, anyone who is (i) not resisting God and (ii) capable Swing and a Miss: Another Failed Refutation of Schellenberg’s Hiddenness Argument