This article is constructed from three tweets I posted on Twitter this morning. Some folk are outraged by Rand Paul’s provocative framing of sex reassignment surgery as “genital mutilation”. I’m not a Rand Paul fan by any stretch, and I’m aware of the manifold trauma experienced by transgender folk. But mutilation means “infliction of severe […]
This is a wide-ranging interview I address several topics including faith and politics, culture, personal testimony, and the dangers of apologetics. ?
In this conversation, we hear the story of how Jimmy Akin, Senior Apologist at Catholic Answers, converted to the Roman Catholic Church. We close off with a fascinating discussion about his eclectic podcast Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World. ?
The video freezes for a bit but I’m not bothering to re-record it! At least the audio is fine. And hey, it’s only 6 minutes. ?
Stephen Law is a leading English philosopher, author, and editor for the journal Think. In his spare time, he beats the skins and climbs mountains. What I appreciate most about Stephen is his commitment to public philosophy, and that commitment is perfectly demonstrated in his new online course on critical thinking. You can check out the […]
For years, William Lane Craig has repeated a bad argument that the existence of objective moral values entails the existence of God. He did it again yesterday: 1. If God does not exist, objective moral values do not exist.2. Objective moral values do exist.3. Therefore, God exists.#Apologetics #MoralArgument https://t.co/V5G7ysRpg4 — Reasonable Faith (@RFupdates) January 30, […]
I began writing this book one month ago today: December 26, 2020. I am now at 85,000 words and hope to finish the final two chapters in the next ten days or so. My special contribution to this debate is captured in my subtitle: “Biblical Genocide in the Light of Moral Intuition“. (I will announce […]
My blog has been relatively quiet of late and the most significant reason is that I began writing a new book on December 26. As of today, January 16, my manuscript on biblical violence is 68,000 words. My goal is to have the manuscript ready for copy-editing and typesetting by the end of the month […]
Testimony forms a big part of apologetic argument. It may be the testimony of a person who says their life was personally changed by Jesus because they were delivered from an addiction. Or it could be the testimony of a person who says they were supernaturally healed of an ailment following a prayer. Or it […]