A discussion of how Mr. B of Red Pen Logic misrepresents Brandon Robertson by confusing reading the Bible with preaching the Bible. ?
Do All Atheists Suppress Knowledge of God?
In this short interview with The Analytic Christian I discuss Romans 1 and atheism. ?
If you’re going to say it is a sin for a woman to preach, you better be prepared to say more
This morning, I posted the following on Twitter: Here’s the problem with complementarianism in a nutshell. The historic justification has been that they are less intellectual & more emotionally unstable than men, but that’s clearly sexist. Women are no less well equipped than men to be profound teachers and leaders. So one might then retreat […]
The Birth of a Nation: A Powerful but Flawed Film
Things started out promising for Nate Parker’s 2016 film The Birth of a Nation. The film tells the story of Nat Turner, a slave preacher who led a fated slave rebellion in 1831. The movie took the 2016 Sundance Film Festival by storm, winning critical and popular praise along with a stunning $17.5 million payout from […]
Lessons in Partisan Broadcasting: A Response to “Reasonable Doubts”
This week the atheistic / skeptical podcast “Reasonable Doubts” (henceforth RD) devoted a significant portion of their program to providing a response to my critique of John Allister’s defense of the Amalekite genocide as well as my alternative proposal for reading violence texts that I lay out in a presentation on the imprecatory psalms. You can find the episode […]
Putting God in the Dock? A response to Justin Taylor
Thanks to Adam Omelianchuk and Walter for making me aware of Justin Taylor’s posted defense of biblical genocides. As Walter noted in his comment, there isn’t anything new here. But after giving it a brief read I did decide to comment on one section that reflects a very common error in thinking. Here’s what Taylor […]