Tonight I attended a talk by Dr. Craig. I think some commentary on his talk is warranted as he presented himself somewhat differently than in other talks and debates I have seen on the internet. The organizers of the talk were a collection of religious groups, specifically Christian groups and I think this factored into the way he presented himself. He went through his regular dossier of arguments, ontological, KCA, teleological but added on his understanding of the resurrection of Jesus as…Continue
Added by Shark Bear on March 8, 2013 at 1:54am — No Comments
I just purchased a King James Version of the Holy Bible. Though I have read parts of the bible, I have never read it in its entirety, and I am very excited to begin! I am going to start with the Old Testament, and then the New. I know very little about the different versions of the bible, but this seems like a good place to start.
I am expecting this work of fiction to be very entertaining, as I am sure it contains much action, violence, supernatural occurances, humor, satire...in…Continue
Previously, I discussed the idea that we can now definitively show that there was no single couple from which all of humanity descended, and discussed a few points made by ProfMTH, namely that Paul references Adam in same way he references Jesus. To me, this seemed a clear and inescapable contradiction to a foundational principle of Christianity, since Paul is obviously wrong in referencing Adam. Now this assertion faced…Continue
Added by HonestDiscussioner on September 6, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments
If the god that these people believed in did exist,I would think he/she/it would make sure they weren't hurt while on his/her/its "holy" mountain.
RESCUE services were forced to carry an injured pilgrim from near the peak of Croagh Patrick to the base because bad weather conditions had prevented a helicopter from landing.
And in another shocking incident, a 10-year-old boy who was ascending the mountain was knocked over by a woman who fell on…