In this article, I’m going to respond to an article by William Lane Craig titled “A Christian Perspective on Homosexuality.” The article uses a range of terms that are generally rejected in current discourse including “homosexual,” “practicing homosexual,” and “homosexual lifestyle.” Any good apologist should know that good apologetics begins by avoiding causing unnecessary offense […]
William Lane Craig
William Lane Craig Says God May Command Us to “Drive Out Canaanites” in Our Day. I Respond.
Reasonable Faith just posted a short video from William Lane Craig in which the esteemed apologist defends the prospect that God may command Christians today to target people groups in the same way that the ancient Israelites targeted the Canaanites for extermination. In this video, I provide a response. ?
Quick Replies to William Lane Craig’s Bad Talking Points on the Canaanite Genocide
William Lane Craig has made truly impressive contributions to a range of deep philosophical and theological topics. His defense of biblical atrocities like the Canaanite genocide is a notable exception. In this article, I offer some responses to excerpts from his response to a listener question about the Canaanite genocide. Craig says: “The slaughter of […]
William Lane Craig’s Failed Defense of the Canaanite Conquest
In this video, I offer a critique of William Lane Craig’s recent defense of the Canaanite conquest which amounts to a failed attempt to defend ethnic cleansing and genocide. ?
William Lane Craig Says He Doesn’t Support Donald Trump. Don’t Believe It
William Lane Craig recently devoted an episode of his Reasonable Faith Podcast to one of my videos in which he offered a critical response to some of my comments on his book Reasonable Faith and his ministry more generally. One of the points I raise is the way that his close alignment with the Republican Party […]
Why I don’t Recommend William Lane Craig for Church Apologetics
William Lane Craig’s book “Reasonable Faith” is a very fine apologetic textbook for a Christian apologetic subculture that is interested in this set of questions. But in this video, I explain why it is less relevant to the average churchgoer. ?
Is Craig’s Moral Argument Defensible?
For years, William Lane Craig has repeated a bad argument that the existence of objective moral values entails the existence of God. He did it again yesterday: 1. If God does not exist, objective moral values do not exist.2. Objective moral values do exist.3. Therefore, God exists.#Apologetics #MoralArgument https://t.co/V5G7ysRpg4 — Reasonable Faith (@RFupdates) January 30, […]
Should we believe William Lane Craig’s advice on doubt?
In this video, I offer a critical response to three points of advice William Lane Craig gives to Christians who face doubts.
The Top Three Problems with William Lane Craig’s Apologetic
William Lane Craig is widely considered to be the leading Christian apologist in the world and for good reason. The guy straddles two worlds like few others. On the one hand, he is head of a very influential apologetics parachurch ministry (Reasonable Faith), a fixture at church events and lay apologetics conferences, a podcaster and […]
A street apologist puts me in my place
Here is a video by a self-described street apologist who critiques my critique of William Lane Craig on biblical atrocities. It was just uploaded in the last couple of days. I have viewed the first ten or so minutes to this point, and hope to listen to the rest later. Let me know what you […]
An Argument against Islam and Calvinism
I was recently asked by a friend to watch and respond to this short clip in which William Lane Craig offers an argument against God as defined in Islam: In that clip, Craig appears to present an argument like this: (1) If God exists, God is the greatest conceivable being. (2) For any being to […]
Do Calvinists and Arminians worship the same God?
We’re going to address Calvinists and Arminians in a moment. But first let’s begin with the catalyst for the discussion which is a February 2016 episode of William Lane Craig’s venerable Reasonable Faith Podcast titled “Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?” In this podcast Craig addresses the controversial question that was first raised as […]
Does William Lane Craig care about the truth of Christianity?
Editor’s Note: Since this article was posted, Jeff Lowder sent me the following note via email: “I never thought that Craig doesn’t care about the truth. I was careless and sloppy when I said I agreed with Rumraket on everything except for his tally of his debates. I simply didn’t read his comment carefully, and […]
Real Atheology considers whether a meaningful life requires God
Like many listeners I was disheartened a few months ago when “Reasonable Doubts” decided to call it quits on their popular radio show/podcast. But just as autumn death gives way to rebirth in spring, so the demise of Reasonable Doubts has given way to Justin Schieber’s new YouTube channel “Real Atheology“. And just two episodes […]