Tag: apologetics

Eleven Arguments to Prefer Christianity to Islam

This article presents eight arguments over three categories to show that Christianity should be preferred over Islam. The main reason we should prefer Christianity over Islam, or Judaism, is because Christianity is true. The first category contains three arguments for

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Christianity Without Certainty is OK

I think it’s possible for a person to be certain in their own Christian faith, but I also think it’s reasonable for a person to identify as Christian without needing to demonstrate that Christianity is true with certainty. More generally,

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Maybe They Were Just Fucking Busy?

Gresham’s Law applies to Christianity. Whenever a decent anti-Christian argument is defeated, a new, shittier, internet-born meme will rise in its place. Like a fucked up phoenix with the ability to vaporize goalposts. Example from AtheistRepublic, survivor of the recent,

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Futureproof Christianity

Years ago I improved on Pascal’s Wager with the Vandivierian Wager. An article on it is here and a video on it is here. This article reinforces that argument in two ways. First, I specifically reinforce the defense against future

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Biblical Inerrancy

This article covers some of my current and general thoughts on Biblical Inerrancy. Biblical Inerrancy is a belief about the Bible held by some, or maybe most, Christians. The exact belief varies by person and denomination, but the general idea

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Vandivier-Kalam Definition, Vandivier-Kalam Cosmological Argument

The Kalam Cosmological Argument is a well known argument for God. There’s a big problem with it, however, in that the definition of God is highly disputed. This article takes the Kalam from a proof for God and turns it

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Destroying a Weak Attack on the Modal Ontological Argument

Some poor logician my atheist friend sent me in a facebook post attempted to attack Plantiga’s Modal Ontological argument and did a horrible job. Find the article here. First of all, what is PMOA? He attacks it in 3 ways:1

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Mike Licona’s Top 10 Resurrection Myths Adressed

Dr. Mike Licona is an American New Testament scholar, evangelical Christian apologist and Associate Professor in Theology at Houston Baptist University. He has a bit of a specialty in the defense of the authenticity of the resurrection of Jesus. Recently

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J Warner Wallace Talk, “Cold Case Christianity” 4/09/13

J Warner Wallace gave his talk tonight. My wife reported on the talk live for The Houstonian, SHSU’s school paper. She used a cool bit of technology called CoveritLive which allowed her to take notes and post them live as

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Lessons from Dinner With J Warner Wallace

Today is April 9, 2013. Today J. Warner Wallace is giving a speech at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX which I will be attending. Last night, however, I had the rare opportunity to have dinner with him and

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