Q&A #1: Can We Remove a Star or Galaxy and Still Have a Fine-Tuned Universe?
From Liam in Bunbury, Western Australia:
Some skeptics say that it is a waste to create such a massive and complex … more
Imagine standing on Mount Carmel in Israel, watching the contest between the prophet Elijah and the prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18). For nearly 12 hours, Baal’s prophets have danced around his … more
Much of the modern “creation debate” devolves into two competing perspectives: naturalism and supernaturalism. Naturalism, often considered the scientific point of view, states that the … more
Each human language has strengths and weaknesses. The size of its vocabulary gives English great strength. Nearly 4 million words (including species names and biochemical terms) compare to just … more
Thor: The Dark World, the latest addition to the Marvel cinematic universe, hits theatres today. If you’re looking for a tale of other worldly warriors, look no further than the Bible.
Genesis … more
Seventeenth century scholar Bishop James Ussher remains known for his biblical chronology, which calculates that creation began at nightfall preceding Sunday, October 23, 4004 BC. Ussher’s … more
Episode #277: Explaining "flawed" designs in nature; Why aren't there different human species?; When do our souls arrive in heaven? more
Episode #274: Why don't humans lay eggs?; Did Paul renounce spiritual gifts?; What were the Nephilim? more
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Is it acceptable for a Christian apologist to admit an aspect of Christianity leaves them uncomfortably perplexed?
As a philosopher trained in logic there is one feature of historic Christianity that … more
Every holiday season, a man living in the hills above my hometown lights a star of Bethlehem display. The star is over 20 feet high and, on clear nights, can be seen for miles around. Just a few years … more
Episode #235: Detection of dark matter; Did Jesus ascend by cloud?; An answer to suffering; Cosmic effects on Earth's climate? more
For the past couple of weeks we have examined some of the problems using biblical genealogies to calculate a date for creation. A careful review of the stories of Noah, Abraham, and Moses– along … more
The first 4 parts of this series have focused on the Hebrew word yālad in the stories of Noah, Abraham, and Moses. These narratives show that, although yālad is usually translated … more
Throughout church history, biblical genealogies have been used to attempt to calculate a date for creation. This date is then cited as support for a young Earth. However, as we’ve … more
Episode #222: Does eternal punishment equal annihilation?; Babel in the Bible, did it really exist?; Do all humans reflect the image of God?; How harmful are human CO2 emissions? more
As demonstrated in part 2 of this series, the story of Moses supports the idea of gaps in biblical genealogies. In particular, it shows that the Hebrew word yālad (usually translated … more
In part 1 of this series, we discuss the fundamental importance of the Hebrew word yālad—commonly translated “begat” (KJV) or “became the father of” (NIV, … more
Episode #221: Genealogical gaps in Genesis; God's will vs. mankind's freewill; How can we explain the Trinity?; What do we know about advanced ancient cultures? more
In the seventeenth century, Bishop James Ussher used biblical genealogies to calculate that the universe was approximately 6,000 years old. Critics have observed that Ussher’s timeline … more