Are “supernatural” religious experiences a sign of mental illness?

January 17th, 2022

Man worshiping

People who hear voices or see visions are abnornal, right? But are they suffering from a mental ilness?

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Why did God do it?

December 10th, 2021

If I was God, I’m just not sure I would have created humans, with all the pain and suffering that can lead to.

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God and time

November 18th, 2021

God creates time

Does God experience time, or not? Both viewpoints explain some things and not others.

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Where do you go when the argument’s over?

October 31st, 2021

Wlaking away down escalator

The very public argument between the “new atheists” and religion was big news a decade or two ago, but it seems to have faded away. So what has happened to the players on the two sides, and what has happened to the arguments? Are we any closer to the truth? A long look back In […]

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Logic or feelings?

September 29th, 2021

Woman wondering

If you don’t believe in God, are there reasons in your own feelings that can tell you something worthwhile?

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Does God play hide and seek?

September 7th, 2021

Hands up who's hiding

It’s hard to believe something we can’t see. So why doesn’t God make himself visible to us? Or is God more “visible” than we might first think?

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Believing in Jesus through faith and doubt

August 5th, 2021

Jesus & disciples

In almost 60 years as a believer, I have had times of faith and times of doubt. So why do I keep on believing in Jesus and trying to follow his teachings?

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Can we judge christianity by the harm or good it has done?

July 30th, 2021

Volunteers helping those in need

Can we judge a belief by how much it benefits or hurts the human race? If so, how does christianity measure up?

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Is God a good theory?

July 5th, 2021

Sean Carroll

An old Sean Carroll video asks whether God is a good scientific theory. The video is persuasive, but most of the arguments fall down on analysis.

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Christians and evidence

June 19th, 2021

Three converts

Christians are sometimes accused of believing things with no evidence, or even against the evidence. But a closer look shows that the matter isn’t that simple.

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