Jesus Praised Celibacy! Are You Smarter Than Jesus?

It’s one thing to be an atheist and pin the blame on celibacy for the priest  scandal, which is exactly what the New Atheists did.  And so did an Australian Royal Commission, which published a massive report on sexual abuse last December.  In this video, I document how so many of the headlines on the Australian […]

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A Well Designed Eclipse for a Well Designed Mind

Today we behold one of the most spectacular celestial events to grace our planet: for just a few brief moments, night will intrude upon daylight.  Jay Richards, from the Catholic University of America, describes just how unlikely it is that we should ever experience one these amazing eclipses: But the story doesn’t end there. A […]

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The Science of Sinning Less—From Christianity Today

Practicing Christians have more self-control than lax Christians and secular people according to a study that is featured in the latest issue of Christianity Today.  [Bold emphasis is mine.] Because Christianity requires self-control, it logically follows that it also builds it, and thus we can expect active Christians to have relatively high levels of self-control. And […]

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Advertisement for My Duke Lecture—Happening 4-26-17

Just thought I would share this with you.  It’s the advertisement for my Duke lecture that is going out to seminar participants. Title:  “Does Religion Really Poison Everything?  A Critical Review of New Atheist Perspectives on Religion and Science”             In his 1999 book Rocks of Ages, the late Harvard biologist Stephen Jay Gould coined […]

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