Barefoot criticises Tattersall's defense of naturalism, supporting C.S. Lewis' argument that reason cannot be produced by any mechanical organism and therefore must be supernatural.
Richard Carrier looks at a prime example of the "genre" of medical literature that declares Jesus died, and finds it hopelessly wanting, especially for their incompetent historical method.
For two millennia in Christendom every generation has been the last generation. Just in time, Edward Babinski is here to explain the delay.
It was a fleeting but effective life...
Did you know that our familiar calendar is pagan through and through? This intolerable situation must be stopped! A call to action for all true Christians.
There is so much blabbering God talk coming from the phony politicians today that you want to throw up. They can't make a statement without ending it with "God bless you ... and God bless America." Our first six Presidents, Humanists and Deists, would find this talk repugnant.
You are not going to believe you are reading the next paragraph. You had better go get another cup of coffee and sit down, maybe even hold tight to the edge of the breakfast table for balance.
Infidel Bill Schultz answers an evangelical Christian's political assumptions about nonbelief, school prayer, violence, and oh so much more!
Tired of seeing Christian conservatives have all the fun of grousing
at welfare queens getting free rides at taxpayer expense? It's time to get
them to pay for the free ride their imaginary superfriend has been enjoying!
We have broken the code used to encrypt the files on the history of the virus they call the Mensa Flu...
Gerkin takes us on a wild ride through the subtle differences between atheists, agnostics, and freethinkers.
An unbelieving firefighter puts a challenge to the Christian God, using a perspective through the eyes of a profession where the disconcerting tragedy of child deaths cut to your core and, unfortunately, is dealt with all too frequently.
While grieving over his grandfather's passing and preparing a eulogy for him, Lankford discovers some crucial differences between the way believers and nonbelievers handle death.
Hamelin explains formal systems, philosophy of mathematics, epistemology, and ontology and how they relate to presuppositional apologetics.
"Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink," John Lennon told a London Evening Standard reporter thirty-five years ago on March 4, 1966. These words shocked America and infuriated a young man who would eventually take Lennon's life.
Lincoln and Kennedy: A living legacy in inconsistent consistencies...
The Catholic Church has banned performing exorcisms during Mass.
Will this come back to bite them?
A man died and was taken to his place of eternal tormet by the devil...
The Bush Administration's idea to support faith-based charities with state funds is loaded with problems.
We know from the first-century Jewish historian Josephus that three main sects dominated first-century Palestine: the Sadducees, Pharisees, and Essenes. Green asks the question "from which did Jesus emerge?" and takes us on a fascinating tour of the evidence.
Our opponents discovered our plot to introduce queer values via Teletubbies, teens stopped listening to our backward-masked Satanic rock music, and Alan Greenspan thwarted our attempt to control the world's money supply. What's an evil atheist to do?
Does the seemingly inescapable use of imperfect metaphors in the explanation of concepts within evolutionary theory mean more than a simple inadequacy of human language? Or, as the author purports, could it mean that hidden within the non-intelligent, non-purposeful, and unconscious workings of natural selection lies a cosmic Gepetto tinkering with his toys? Just in time for Darwin Day, Secular Web editors thought, why not make our readers rowdy with this little gem.
The following article demonstrates how countries throughout the world can, and are being devastated, by religious conflict. The religious revivalism currently sweeping South Asia has ambitions of political and cultural reform, opening the door to all brands of extremism. Hindu supremacists have become a powerful force in India and pose a serious danger to all opposing worldviews. This weeks feature offers Secular Web readers an opportunity to learn more about this important subject.
Though God continues to be pushed further and further back through space and time, some theists believe that The Theory of Everything (TOE) has allowed a few more options to be posited. There now may be at least 10 dimensions to keep us busy in this never-ending game of mystical hide and seek!
A response to the Agnostic Baptist Minister's advice
that nonbelievers should consider avoiding religious debate to avoid razing the everyday hope provided to simple people with simple faith and because such debate is ineffective and counterproductive.
Culture-Jamming Theistic Memes Effectively…but Respectfully Anonymous Two concepts few would ever find themselves combining into one are “Baptist minister” and “agnostic” – unless of course one is describing a debate of some kind. Keep them separate and they make sense, bring them together into one person and the dissonance begins. And yet, an agnostic Baptist […]
Don't touch it, it's pure evil!
One day in August, Mr. Finley decided to answer an ad in the paper and to become a psychic. When you guess whether someone is married or single, has children, or is ill, you've got a fifty-fifty chance -- so what have you got to lose? No special powers are needed to be a psychic: just reason, probability, and luck.
The existence of both hell and God's love and mercy cannot easily be justified, and neither can the appropriateness of substitutive sacrifice. In wanting to hide or soften the repugnant ideas of hell and human sacrifice, the theologian resorts to "double-talk".