Christianity is the largest religion on earth with approximately 2.2 billion adherents. Do you think the undeniable success of Christianity provides a prima facie reason to believe it is true? — Tentative Apologist (@RandalRauser) October 4, 2018 In this article, I’d like to offer a response to the 40 percent of respondents to my survey […]
On Rejecting Expert Consensus: Don’t Blame Donald Trump
As of this evening, Donald Trump continues to challenge the consensus of 17 security agencies that the Russians were behind the DNC hacking to the end of influencing the 2016 election. Why does Trump deny this? Here’s his latest tweet: Need it be said that this is a foolish tweet? Trump knows nothing about the […]
The Atheist Missionary continues to justify his prejudices
Why do I keep dumping on poor Atheist Missionary? Is it because I have a curious, morbid fascination in an intelligent denizen of western civilization defending his prejudices in a painfully ad hoc manner? In part, perhaps. But that’s not the whole story. The real lesson here is that we all attempt to justify our […]
Do you think he’d hold that position if he was skeptical of the existence of God?
I have claimed that we ought to take seriously the consensus of experts on the New Testament just like we take seriously the consensus of experts in climate change or evolution. The Atheist Missionary replied by stating that the consensus of New Testament scholars is indoctrinated. He then focused in on one of the scholars I […]