This is an excerpt from the Introduction of Evidence Considered: A Response to Evidence for God. I expect that most Christians will agree with most of what I have said, that some Christians will agree with all of it, and that nearly all Christians will agree with some of it. Christians should welcome a close and critical examination of apologetic arguments as part of their search for the truth. As Peter exhorted (1 Peter 3:15), they should be ready “to give the reason for the hope that you have.”
1 Corinthians 15 is the earliest writing we have that mentions Jesus’s resurrection appearances, and Paul uses the Greek word ὤφθη (ophthe) which is commonly translated in English as “appeared”. I was looking into how the Bible authors used this word the other dayand came across something surprising which I thought I’d share.
Let me juxtapose two statements: 1. The police aren’t racist. It’s just a few bad apples. 2. The BLM are illegitimate because they allow looting.
My basic position is that it is epistemologically invalid to accept the existence of God from the existence of logic.
Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness 2 Timothy 3.16…
Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you…
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A talk I gave recently at the Backyard Skeptics
A while back I announced that I was going to publish The Cross-Referenced Bible (Available here). This project is still in…
The production of an audiobook version of Evidence Considered is underway.
Glenton Jelbert was a Christian for more than three decades, changing his mind when he examined the evidence that supported his reasons for belief and found it wanting.