Inventing the Mythical Jesus

brilliant Let’s say we want to reform a religion in a new direction. We look for a founder who we can claim fits the kind of profile everyone is expecting. This leader, this messiah, is most likely to be a successful warrior, a general who wins battles of God’s own side. We can’t find one, […]

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eChurch on the Dunning-Kruger effect

I’ve always wondered what this phenomenon was called but eChurch blog has enlightened me… Put simply this effect occurs when someone knows very little about something and fails to realise they know very little. Their lack of knowledge leads them to a lack of insight into their lack of knowledge and gives rise to an […]

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By What Standard

I’ve gotten a bit of leverage out of my “Answering Dawkins” material in recent weeks. One of the arguments that people are engaging with is that of morality, and the consistent basis (or lack of it) for the New Atheists’ moral claims. Here’s a similar line pushed really well by Doug Wilson in the Collision […]

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Lennox Debating the Atheists - Confident Humility

Again, I'm indebted to Phil Ritchie – here he gives us a great video from CPX in Sydney where they interviewed Dr John Lennox. Lennox's observations are equally relevant here in Sydney, where the interview took place. There is a curious historical selectivity about the New Atheists – they are incredibly reluctant to properly engage with […]

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