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Is Evil a Problem to Be Solved?

Another day, another mass shooting. At least this one ended relatively well for the innocent parties involved. My soul is weary of all the violence and unrest going…

Is There A Solution?

This horrific Waffle House shooting is a textbook example of why we need reasonable gun laws. It’s also is a textbook example of why gun laws aren’t the…

Two Objections

The two primary objections to the Divine Gift-love Theodicy are defended here. 1. What About Heaven? In a 2010 debate, Dr. Bart Ehrman reasoned that if Heaven is a…

The Divine Gift-love Theodicy

If God is all-good, all-powerful and all-wise, why is there evil in the world He created? This is one of the most difficult questions a person can ask…

An Open Letter to My Wife on Our Anniversary

Dear Deb, I have a confession to make. I didn’t know what I was doing on June 11, 1991 when I asked you to marry me. I hadn’t…

Comfort v. Truth

In a recent conversation with a beloved family member the topic turned to religion and the different things people believe. I told him I’d recently enrolled in classes…

The Problem of Omniscience

This is the last in a series of articles addressing Irish writer Michael Nugent’s “twenty reasons why God seems implausible”, as he explained them in a debate with…

God and the Nature of Goodness

This is the fourth in a series of five articles addressing Irish writer Michael Nugent’s “twenty reasons why God seems implausible”, as he explained them in a debate…

The Problem of Perfection

This is the third in a series of five articles addressing Irish writer Michael Nugent’s “twenty reasons why God seems implausible”, as he explained them in a debate…

The Impossibility of a Changeless God

This is the second in a series of five articles addressing Irish writer Michael Nugent’s “twenty reasons why God seems implausible”, as he explained them in a debate…

Mr. Nugent’s Free for All

I first heard of Michael Nugent, the chair of Atheist Ireland, while watching a debate on the question “Does God Exist?” that occurred in March of this year…

On Falling Apples & Geography

There is certainly some truth to the old saying, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”. Like it’s close cousin, “a chip off the old block”, it…