Tag Archives: Theodicy

Daring to disagree with Plantinga and Pigliucci

Daring to publicly disagree with one professional philosopher is enough to make your hands sweaty but two at once! I had seen many fellow Christians recommending Plantinga’s recent interview with Gary Gutting as a masterclass in arguing that atheism is … Continue reading

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Why Calvinist videos leave me cold

First there was ‘The Calvinist’. If you’ve not seen that video or my parody of it you can find them both here. The latest video is a book teaser for Piper’s newest book ‘Five Points’. You can find the video at … Continue reading

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The problem with using the logical problem of evil

I suppose it must be true for most areas of life but it’s sometimes hard to take when one sees such a disparity between where academics are in relation to popular cultural ideas. I find it staggering that many atheists … Continue reading

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More on the evil god challenge

If you haven’t read it already then please go and read my earlier post on this subject entitled, ‘A response to the problem of an ‘evil god’ as raised by Stephen Law’. Have you done that? Good, now I can continue. … Continue reading

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An analysis of Richard Carrier’s ‘Why I am not a Christian’ (Parts 1 and 2)

PART 1 This book fails to deliver on its promise. While it most certainly does describe why Richard Carrier is not a Christian it fails to give any “conclusive reasons” for rejecting the Christian faith, let alone four of them! … Continue reading

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Coherent Calvinism? A response to Mike Ovey

This is a response to the lecture Mike Ovey gave at the THINK Conference in 2012. He spoke on more than one occasion on that day so I will limit myself just to Session 2 which had the title ‘Is … Continue reading

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