To answer this question, we would first have to grant that whatever is said about Jesus is true, that is, he was the son of a god, born of a virgin mother, walked among men doing great things for a period of one or three years depending on whose authority you rely on, was arrested, crucified, died and resurrected, you know, the whole schmuck of a story as related by anons in the New Testament.
There are those who tell us, he was a great teacher and that even if it were to be proved he…Continue
Imagine a conversation between a skeptic and a Jesus believer happening just a few months or maximum a year after the supposed crucifixion of Jesus. How would it go?
Mangasarian presents a very interesting view of the discussion that would, for the thinking theist, encourage him or her to take a brief and reflect on what she believes.
Is a post I wrote as a response to one christian apologist who I visit her blog every once in a while to see what new thing her god has done.
She presents us with a case of moral evil formulated as
“I prayed every night to God, asking him to rescue me from my father’s abuse. Why didn’t he?
And then she asks
Can such suffering by innocent children be reconciled with a reality of a good,…