Professor Denis Lamoureux became an atheist in his early 20s. Then he converted to Christianity and became a young earth creationist. Eventually, he became an evolutionary creationist. Along the way, he acquired three doctorates: a DDS and two PhDs. Here is part 1 of our interview: ?
Frank Turek Claims Atheists Are Beyond Salvation
In this video, we deconstruct a clip in which Frank Turek argues that Romans 1 teaches that genuine atheists cannot be saved. God has given up on them and they are all going to hell. For my full critique of the Rebellion Thesis see my book Is the Atheist My Neighbor? https://amzn.to/41w7PBl (promoted) ?
Does God Limit Evidence of His Existence to Protect Our Free Will?
No. That is confused. See video. ?
Interview on Deconverted Man
Can Atheism Support Objective Morality?
Theists often claim that atheism cannot support an objective view of morality. In this video, I challenge that conventional wisdom and explain how atheism can support both objective morality and an objectively meaningful life. ?
An Introduction to God, Science, Ideology (Guest Post with Joseph Hinman)
In this guest post, Joseph Hinman introduces his new book God, Science, Ideology. A summary of my new book: God, Science, Ideology (GSI) makes the argument that New atheism is not scientific in its appraisal of God belief, but uses science ideologically. I begin with a discussion of what scientism is, the name I used to […]
Does Progressive Christianity Lead to Atheism?
Evangelical critics of progressive Christianity like Mike Winger and Alisa Childers regularly claim that people who become progressive Christians are more likely to become atheists. But most of those who begin to call themselves progressive Christians came out of an conservative evangelical Christianity that they eventually found to be no longer defensible. Like a leaky […]
Is Christianity Intellectually Respectable? A Debate with Dan Barker
My latest debate. This one is with atheist Dan Barker on the topic “Is Christianity intellectually respectable?” ?
The Religion of Ricky Gervais
In this video, I analyze Ricky Gervais’ naturalistic worldview and its religious identifying marks. ?
Do All Atheists Suppress Knowledge of God?
In this short interview with The Analytic Christian I discuss Romans 1 and atheism. ?
Explaining the Concept of Atheistic Fundamentalism
In my recent interview on Canadian Catholic, I explain how atheist apologist John Loftus is a fundamentalist atheist. I’ve been discussing the phenomenon of fundamentalist atheism for years now. But I often get the reply that fundamentalism cannot apply to atheism because fundamentalism is essentially a religious phenomenon. That, of course, assumes that atheism cannot be […]
The Fundamentalist Atheist as Frankenstein’s Monster
I had a civil discussion with “Pinecreek” recently on my book Jesus Loves Canaanites. At least, I thought it was civil. Alas, now true to form, Pinecreek has posted a severely shortened edit which he has labeled as “bloviation free”. Oh, how delightfully cheeky that is! Because you see, I’m a pompous, long-winded idiot. And […]
Preach it! On Religious Conversions to Atheism
In this video, I consider how some atheists experience a dramatic, effectively religious conversion to atheism, one that leads them to adopt a strident, evangelistic attitude toward others which is remarkably similar to the fundamentalist Christian street preacher. ?
Does Atheism Inspire You? A Reflection on Last Chance U
The first season of Last Chance U: Basketball just launched on Netflix a month ago. It is a spinoff of the familiar Last Chance U series which devotes each season to the football program of a junior college where struggling students are trying to make it. The setting is ripe for inspiration, drama, and disappointment: all the […]