Monthly Archives: January 2011

My Experience with De-Converts from Christianity

In recent months I have had exposure to numerous atheists and agnostics who have deconverted from Christianity.  As a rule, I have found them to be just that – de-converted from Christianity (or some form of it) rather than deconverted … Continue reading

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Do Historians Believe Jesus Existed?

Historians – whether conservative or liberal, whether believing or unbelieving – are apparently united in their conviction that Jesus existed.  Why then do we see people on the Internet saying that He did not exist or we cannot know whether … Continue reading

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Dialogue with David (re: Heaven and Hell)

This dialogue began in the comments of The Biblical Case for Everyone Going to Heaven.  While it began in the context of discussing the logical structure of that book, I moved it here when David requested that we approach the … Continue reading

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Word Cloud Bible

A four-minute early 21st Century meditation on a collection of treasured ancient documents.

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The Logical Fallacy of Chronological Snobbery

Victor Reppert on his dangerous idea blog calls attenion to the logical fallacy of chronological snobbery.  He references the concept on several posts. I have seen chronological snobbery in some people when they say things like, “In biblical times people were superstitious and … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Bart Ehrman

Dear Dr. Ehrman, I know that you are a respected New Testament scholar who nonetheless either doubts or disbelieves the resurrection of Jesus because you are an agnostic.  Given this, I am particularly interested in what you think about the … Continue reading

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Was There Really a Jesus of Nazareth?

Take note of this post from Ari’s Blog of Awesome which focuses on the historicity of Jesus. Ari says, “Many may be misled in their investigation [of the historicity of Jesus] that the view that Jesus did not exist is … Continue reading

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Is There Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus? A Debate between William Lane Craig and Bart D. Ehrman

Is There Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus?  A Debate between William Lane Craig and Bart D. Ehrman Held at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts March 28, 2006 The YouTube Video of the debate (approximately 12 ten-minute … Continue reading

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Dialogue with “ExChristian.Net” (re: Heaven and Hell)

Last month I came across a post called “Hell – Roots” on a site called ExChristian.net.  I thought this provided a good opportunity to tell the news of how everyone is going to heaven.  I was confirming the thesis of … Continue reading

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Dialogue with “Common Sense Atheism” (re: the Resurrection of Christ)

I recently engaged in an exchange about the resurrection of Christ with folks at the Common Sense Atheism site hosted by Luke Muehlhauser.  The dialogue followed in the wake of Luke’s post Why the Resurrection Is Unbelievable (part 1).  Note that there … Continue reading

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