Stephen Hawking was considered the greatest scientist of a generation. In his book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, Stephen posits that the universe created itself out of nothing, and there is no need for God. Tom Gilson points out how even the greatest scientist is capable of making horrible philosophical statements. How Stephen HawkingContinue reading “How Stephen Hawking Got God So Amazingly Wrong”
Neuroscientist, Michael Egnor, weighs in on some of the problems with explaining abstract thought by material means. He explains the contradictions that result from saying the mind arrises through complex neural activity. Can Materialism Explain Abstract Thought?
I’ve been reading Am I Just My Brain by Sharon Dirckx. Dr. Sharon Dirckx holds a Ph.D. in brain imaging from the University of Cambridge and has held a research position at Oxford. She’s an expert on the brain and yet, she doesn’t believe religion is something that can be explained away by neuroscience. SomethingContinue reading “Is Consciousness an Illusion? Sharon Dirckx vs. Daniel Dennett”
Stephen Woodford of Rationality Rules released a popular YouTube video about two years ago titled “The Kalam Cosmological Argument – Debunked.” The video recently gained attention once again when popular Christian apologist, Cameron Bertuzzi of Capturing Christianity, made a response video to the original. After watching Cameron’s reply and the original, I thought it wouldContinue reading “Rationality Rules Debunks the Kalam: Response”
Blake Giunta, creator of beliefmap.org joins the show to discuss his very unique ministry as well as the Kalam Cosmological Argument for the existence of God. To watch the bonus segment, follow the patreon link below. Links Bonus Segment/Support our Ministry: https://www.patreon.com/helpmebelieve Belief Map: https://www.beliefmap.org
Will science one day explain everything? Is belief in God the enemy of science? David Hutchings weighs in, explaining the purpose and limitation of science. Does Science Have Limits?
One of my favorite authors, Eric Metaxas, lays out an argument for God from the fine-tuning of the universe. If you haven’t read his book Miracles, I highly recommend it. Remember: as our knowledge of the universe increases, the case for God only grows stronger. Science Increasingly Makes the case for God
J. Warner Wallace explains what the principle of causality is and how it points to the existence of God. We are all searching for the first unmoved mover. The question is: is the unmoved mover a blind force of nature, or a personal God? Is God Real? How the Principle of Causality Points to theContinue reading “Is God Real? How the Principle of Causality Points to the Existence of God”
It is often heard that Christianity, or religion in general, stunts scientific progress. If we could just get shed of our superstitions, there is no telling to what heights humanity may climb in the way of knowledge and science. Not only is the accusation false, but the exact opposite is true. The Historic Alliance ofContinue reading “The Historic Alliance of Christianity and Science”
An atheist favorite is “We’re all atheists to some degree, I just take it one god further than you do.” Of course, that statement is false. An atheist is someone who by definition believes in no gods, so in no way can we be called atheists, even to “some degree”. But a similar question is:Continue reading “Why Yahweh? Why not Zeus? Why not Thor? Why not Zoidberg?”