Debating Darwin and Design: Science or Creationism? (2)

A dialogue between two Christians ‘Is Intelligent Design science or ‘creationism in a cheap tuxedo?’ 2nd November, 2011 Francis Smallwood – 2nd Response Joshua and I are both agreed, then, that the equation of ID with biblical (young-earth) creationism is illegitimate. However, Joshua avers ‘the stronger claim that scientifically it [ID] isn’t even a form … More Debating Darwin and Design: Science or Creationism? (2)

God and the Grand Design: Thinking About God and Science-A Weekend With Peter S. Williams

Since I haven’t been writing properly for almost six months now, I really haven’t been keeping up with things. There are so many things that I feel the need to write about, and as I have said in a previous post, there are plenty of interesting things to come. Before going on to these other … More God and the Grand Design: Thinking About God and Science-A Weekend With Peter S. Williams

Taking A Blind Leap Of Doubt: Common Objections To The Historicity Of The New Testament, Jesus, And The Resurrection-Part 2

A continuation of my rebuttal to objections from ‘NotAScientist’… I mentioned in a comment that it is clear who Jesus thought he was and who he claimed to be. I was then asked why this is important. I think it is very a important thing to take into account. He claimed many ‘wild’ things and … More Taking A Blind Leap Of Doubt: Common Objections To The Historicity Of The New Testament, Jesus, And The Resurrection-Part 2

Taking A Blind Leap Of Doubt: Common Objections To The Historicity Of The New Testament, Jesus, And The Resurrection-Part 1

In my previous blog post a while back, I made it my business to refute, or at least provide links to scholarly refutations, of several popular objections that are put forward by ‘sceptics’ and atheists pertaining to the historicity of the Christmas narratives. Subsequently I received several comments by someone who goes by the name … More Taking A Blind Leap Of Doubt: Common Objections To The Historicity Of The New Testament, Jesus, And The Resurrection-Part 1

Stephen Hawking-The Incompetent Metaphysician

“Modern physics leaves no place for God in the creation of the Universe”-Stephen Hawking Many of you will be well aware that a couple of months ago, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking created quite a stir within the media. This is not a particularly difficult thing to do. The cause behind this controversy was his recently published … More Stephen Hawking-The Incompetent Metaphysician

Book Review: A Sceptic’s Guide To Atheism: God Is Not Dead-Peter S. Williams

‘I have reviewed contemporary popular atheology, paying particular attention to so-called ‘New Atheists’. I am seriously unimpressed’-Peter S. Williams A Flea or a Gadfly? The writings of the new atheists have provoked a surprising number of responding books and in particular Dawkins’ book The God Delusion has now received over 30. These books vary in … More Book Review: A Sceptic’s Guide To Atheism: God Is Not Dead-Peter S. Williams