In this short interview with The Analytic Christian I discuss Romans 1 and atheism. ?
Do atheists marginalize God? Do apologists marginalize atheists?
Jeff Lowder just sent me a link to an article titled “Evidence for the Romans 1 Suppression Thesis” from a blog called Investigative Apologetics. As you might have guessed, what the “Investigative Apologist” refers to as the “Suppression Thesis” is what I refer to as the “Rebellion Thesis.” In short, it is the idea that atheists […]
Dr. Z: A Brief Addendum
So we have Dr. Z, weeping into his glass of brandy, no longer able to affirm the proposition God exists, a proposition which on the reading of Romans 1 that has been presented to us, a person can only deny if they are in some sense in sinful rebellion against the knowledge of God that is […]
The night Dr. Z became an agnostic
Dr. Z, an OBGYN, was working with Doctors Without Borders in the Congo. Dr. Z had decided he simply had to go because he felt it was his calling as a Christian to help alleviate some of the enormous suffering in the world. For months Dr. Z labored tirelessly in a makeshift camp, desperately attempting […]
For since the creation of the world: On the wickedness of atheism
PM asked with disarming directness: “Hi Dr. Rauser, “Wondering how you’d situate Romans 1:18-32 into this discussion? Thanks.” The problem at first blush Let’s put the most relevant excerpt of this passage before us: 18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the […]