Category: Atheism and Faith

Bloviating from Irrationalism

When in an irrational state of mind, one cannot discern irrational thoughts and words. Such a stance makes it difficult to distinguish between truth and a lie.  A person suppresses such a means of making a distinction when one divorces the foundation of one’s…

Understanding God’s Message or Will

Recently, I had someone ask the question, By what process do I discern God’s message?” This question arose from the context of a discussion on a Christian website (The Gospel Coalition, (http://bit.ly/25BQ00I) about transgenderism and God’s acceptance of people regardless of their false beliefs…

Who is God? Part 2

In the previous article, “Who is God? Part 1,” we examined approaches to God and how the biblical God offers the only true choice for a real and personal God with whom humanity can relate.  However, humanity has decided to pursue its own set…

Who is God? Part 1

As people reject the true biblical God, they create Him according to their imagination, raising in their minds what they want Him to be according to their own desires and their alienation from God.

The Fool’s Answer About God, Part 2

[NOTE: Numbers in parenthesis refer to notes at the end of article] “The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God” (Psalm 53:1). The psalmist and fool returned for their card game, tossing their bets, calling one another on their hands, and…

The Fool’s Answer About God, Part 1

“The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God”” (Psalm 53:1). The psalmist and fool sit across the table from one another, cards in hand, and bets tendered.  The fool gambled with all he had in life, placing all his chips in…

Part 3: Examples of Atheism Replies and Responses

I recently engaged some atheists on their website into a discussion on atheism and their defense for it.  All of them were responding to an article one atheist wrote called “Debunking Christianity.” I opened one discussion with the following: “This article is full of…

Atheism’s Defense: Attack, Logical Fallacies, and Against Theism (Christianity) Part 2

The intent of this article is to further demonstrate that a defense for atheism must be more than what they have offered in their publications.  After having read numerous articles and other published works from atheists, we have identified the following means of defend…

Atheism’s Defense: Attack, Logical Fallacies, and Against Theism (Christian Faith), Part 1

Atheism has entered into my readings recently after I ventured upon the Patheos discussion board (www.patheos.com) to follow Christian discussions.  I began reading a number of atheist blogs seeking for how they defend atheism.  Now when I surface a defense for a given position,…