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America After 9/11: Is Religion Evil?

Attitude Adjustment How did 9/11 change America’s attitude toward religion? An interesting post on CNN’s Belief Blog says: “Before 9/11, many atheists kept a low profile. Something changed, though, after 9/11. They got loud… Criticism of all religion, not just fanatical cults, was no longer taboo after 9/11.” Indeed. Around the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, American Atheists […]

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Review: If God, Why Evil?

Interested in some good summer reading? Over the next few posts, I’ll be talking about some books that authors or publishers recently asked me to review. Let’s get started with the new book from Norman Geisler: If God, Why Evil? Probably the number one reason people say they have a hard time believing in God […]

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Clay Jones: “Sin is Stupid”

Today, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post by my friend, Dr. Clay Jones, Assistant Professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University. Dr. Jones is  also a fellow apologetics blogger. He blogs at http://www.clayjones.net Exclusive Guest Post by Dr. Clay Jones Some years ago I was taking a class from Dallas Willard and one […]

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Are You Good Without God? Why this Atheist Billboard is Wrong

Are You Good without God? While I was driving from Sacramento to the Bay Area, I saw a huge billboard that read, “Are you good without God? Millions Are.” I also noticed a theistic tagger added the words, “Also Lost?” at the end of the message. At first, I wondered if the original question could […]

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Thinking About Evil

I’ve been thinking, “Why does God allow evil?” Sometimes, this topic comes up in conversation looking like an intellectual problem. And you can deal with it on a logical, philosophical level just fine. Other times, it’s more of an emotional problem that requires empathy, a listening ear, demonstrated compassion, and wise, pastoral counsel. I’ve been on both sides […]

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