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by Natasha Crain | Apologetics
In the course of doing some research for my book recently, I came across the following “most helpful customer review” on Amazon for Jerry Coyne’s book Why Evolution is True. I was raised in a very conservative Christian environment and taught Young-Earth Creationism (anti-evolution, anti-Big...
by Doug Powell | Apologetics
Imagine you are walking through the woods and find a watch lying on the ground. What would your first thought be? That random factors over time just happened to form a watch and then cough it up from the ground? That stray bits of metal chanced to assemble themselves in a way that just happened...
by Jeffrey Burton Russell | Apologetics
Many non-scientists believe this myth. In reality, science poses more problems for atheism than it does for theism. What would scientific evidence against God be? Science defines itself by its effort to explain the physical world of matter and energy. Since science properly prohibits itself from...
by Fred von Kamecke | Apologetics
How can Christians believe in a God they can’t see? Actually, there are several ways He makes His presence known. While none of these will convince a hardened skeptic, any honest seeker can find God’s fingerprints everywhere. First, we can see God’s presence in the world around us. The universe...
by Jeremy Kimble | Apologetics
Years ago, I heard a brother in Christ — we will call him "Bill" — share his testimony in a Wednesday evening church service. In his high school and college years, he adopted the label of atheist and denied the Bible had anything worthwhile to say. Upon graduation from college, a friend invited...
by Jeremy Kimble | Apologetics
One can look at the ministries of Jesus in the Gospels, or read the sermons of Peter and Paul in Acts, and note the differing approaches they have to defending the faith. Certainly, apologetics is not a one-size-fits-all kind of discipline. There are a multitude of approaches to demonstrating the...
by Kirk Lowery | Apologetics
Is the Bible “history”? Did the ancient biblical authors write “history” as we moderns understand it? These questions are essential elements of the debate about the trustworthiness and authority of the Bible. In recent years, the usefulness of the Bible for writing the history of the ancient...
by Scott Rae | Apologetics
Because human beings weren’t able to manipulate the genetic code when the Bible was written, it doesn’t directly address genetic engineering. It does, however, give general principles regarding medical technology that apply to genetic technologies. Humans are created in God’s image and likeness,...
by Jeffrey Burton Russell | Apologetics
There is no evidence that intelligent people are more likely to be atheists than stupid people, but many atheists simply define belief in God as a sign of stupidity itself. People with bachelor’s degrees are somewhat more likely to be atheists than those who do not go beyond high school, but...
by Natasha Crain | Apologetics
I haven’t blogged in the past couple of weeks because my family and I were on vacation. We went on a wonderful trip to the island of Grand Cayman! I successfully managed to avoid email while I was there, but that made for quite a backlog by the time I returned. As I started going through the...