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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…

A Singularity

In a recent news article, world-renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking said that he now knows what happened before the dawn of time. He had explained previously in…

On Moral Freedom

I recently heard a compelling argument on the issue of moral freedom from philosopher Wes Morriston. He was being interviewed on a podcast called Real Atheology, which describes itself…

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…

My Junkyard

I have generated a rather big junkyard over the course of my life. It’s something I started on back in the early 1980’s and have been adding to…

From Hidden Giants

There’s a Danish artist called Thomas Dambo who created six large recycled sculptures and cleverly hid them in some of his favorite places around his hometown of Copenhagen….

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…