Tag: Christianity

On Fulfillment of the OT

A friend recently asked on social media, “How do you treat the old law?” This article goes over my answer. Some Christians will have other answers*, and in other cases I will basically be echoing what Christians have said for

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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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Christian Falsifiability

I often hear smugly from some non-Christians that Christianity is a matter of faith and thereby non-falsifiable. This is completely incorrect. Christianity is based on historical fact and therefore it is uniquely falsifiable among religions. Here are 5 quick ways

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On Science and Religion

This article aggregates a few talking points on the relationship between Christianity, education, religion, and science. Ecklund and Scheitle, 2017, Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really ThinkAbout 36 percent of evangelicals think scientists are hostile to religion, compared to

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The Goldilocks Diversity of Christianity

There is a meme going about which seems to attack Christianity’s credibility on the grounds of hyperdiversity: First of all, I think diversity within Christianity should be considered a strength. Ironically, secularists tend to be politically liberal, and diversity is

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Religion is Not Just a Placebo

I recently wrote about empirical evidence which might identify a correct understanding of the practices of prayer and laying on hands. While researching this topic I encountered a video in which Sam Harris, a famous atheist, acknowledges some benefits of

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Empirical Research May Back Prayer and Laying on Hands

An interesting study out of Carnegie Mellon found that hugs can “help ease the negative impact of personal setbacks like a disagreement with a friend, or being turned down for a promotion at work.” It’s also well-known that skin-to-skin contact is

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Continuing Trends in Religion

Pew continues to do good research on religious growth trends. The indication is that Islam is growing and will continue to grow rapidly through 2060, although it is not expected to overtake Christianity in terms of world population share. You

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Quickly Showing that God Exists

There are many proofs and arguments that the Christian God exists, but they are not all equally convincing, concise, intuitive, or orthodox. This article gives 4 concise points which make belief in God preferred if they are accepted, and these

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Does the Coherence of Hell Necessitate Free Will?

This article gives three reasons that hell’s existence is coherent, or logically defensible, even on determinism. Note that I am not suggesting determinism is the case. Rather, I’m arguing there is theological room for all schools: determinism, non-determinism, and compatibility, within

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