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Religious Apologetics – The Science of Excuses

Apologetics

Defining Apologetics Apologetics may be simply defined as the defense of the faith. The simplicity of this definition, however, masks the complexity of the problem of defining apologetics. It turns out that a diversity of approaches has been taken to defining the meaning, scope, and purpose of apologetics. From Apologia … Continue reading

Which Atheist Arguments Should We Stop Using?

Arguments

Introduction. Previously I have written an article that lists and explains some Common Theistic Fallacies that are often brought up in arguments. As an atheist who is active in several online debate and discussion groups, they are things that I see with exceptional regularity. However, it is unfair to think that … Continue reading

Pascal’s wager vs Ryan’s wager

Pascal's Wager vs Ryan's Wager

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher who set a wager. Pascal’s wager is that it is in one’s own best interest to behave as if God exists, since the possibility of eternal punishment in hell outweighs any advantage of believing otherwise. Belief is a wise wager. … Continue reading

Common Theistic Fallacies

Ignorance

In this article we will address some of the common Fallacies that are used by Theists in arguments. An important point to be made about fallacies is that it does NOT automatically mean that someone is wrong. It means that the formulation of their argument is wrong, and that we … Continue reading

Broken chains: addressing salvation through the sacrifice of Jesus

salvation through the sacrifice of Jesus

Addressing salvation through the sacrifice of Jesus Salvation through the blood of Jesus, or simply through the sacrifice of Jesus seems to be accepted without question. In the early bible we see the Jewish people had competing religions fighting for membership, with the Bible authors denouncing the abomination of sacrificing … Continue reading