Category Archives: Objections

Is Reality Subjective or Objective? Pick Your Poison!

Case Study #1: Reality is Objective January 8th, 2016 at 11:20 pm, Edward Archer, a self-professed Muslim, attempted to kill Jesse Hartnett, a police officer with the Philadelphia Police Department, as he sat in his police cruiser.  Archer fired 13 … Continue reading

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Nobody is ever argued into the Kingdom

In Apologetic circles we regularly hear the claim that “Nobody is ever argued into the Kingdom.” It never seems to help change people’s minds by pointing out that many Christians do, in fact, specifically claim that the evidence persuaded them … Continue reading

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Fine-tuning argument rebutted?

In this brief article on the fine-tuning of the universe, the “friendly Atheist” (aren’t they all friendly?) tells us that the fine-tuning argument has been “debunked so many times over,” and that it is, at heart, a fallacy (and an … Continue reading

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Why is Christmas celebrated on a Pagan festival day?

Did You Know? … that the traditional date for Christmas (December 25th) can be traced back as far as 273 AD and was chosen precisely because it corresponded with several pagan celebrations?

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It’s all about genre

It is not uncommon for people to read something in the Bible, condemn it or mock it, and refuse to consider the possibility that their criticism is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the genre of the passage they are … Continue reading

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Kidnapped for Christ – a little perspective

The Calgary Herald ran an article recently about a documentary entitled “Kidnapped for Christ.” The documentary exposes the horrors that occurred at an allegedly Christian school for troubled American teens, called Escuela Caribe, located in the mountain village of Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic. … Continue reading

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What about those who have never heard?

[2014-04-08: see update at the end] There are certain common questions that get brought up again and again in the world of Apologetics. Why is there so much suffering? How can you claim your religion is the one true religion? And … Continue reading

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