Like most folks, I am sick unto death of pointing out the morally vapid hypocrisy of American evangelicals when it comes to Donald Trump, but I can’t resist responding to this tweet from Michael Brown: Call me a homophobic bigot, but I'll say it anyway. Choosing an out & proud "married" gay man to run […]
Is Franklin Graham a bigot or a victim?
Franklin Graham is scrambling to reschedule venues for his upcoming evangelistic tour of Britain. All the venues he had booked have since canceled because of his stance LGBT people and his view that gay marriage is an abomination. From the perspective of LGBT advocates, Graham’s stance is no different than a person who calls interracial […]
Misoatheism: A New Label for Anti-Atheist Prejudice
Edward Feser has continued his critical exchange with Greg Koukl in “Repressed knowledge of God? Part II.” Feser and I agree on the key point that “not all atheism stems from intellectual dishonesty.” Koukl, by contrast, insists that atheists are actively, willfully suppressing their innate disposition to believe in God in analogy with a person […]
The other day blogger Wintery Knight wrote an article in support of R.C. Sproul’s book If there’s a God, why are there atheists? According to Sproul, atheism is (always) the product of sinful rebellion. In short, atheists refuse to submit to the revelation that God has provided to them. Sproul is among the foremost defenders of the “Rebellion Thesis” […]
Peter Boghossian is a bigot. But is Tim McGrew brain-damaged?
My review of the great Boghossian/McGrew Debate of 2014 elicited one irksome criticism and it related to the opening sentence in which I referred to Peter Boghossian as “the atheist bigot” and Tim McGrew as “the brilliant Christian philosopher”. The criticism, which I encountered in both Facebook and Twitter, went something like this: “Hrumph. That’s […]