Would eternal life be impossibly boring?

February 5th, 2021

Angel

Some things in life seem impossible any way we look at them. That makes them tantalising to consider. This post: does the idea of eternal life make any sense? And would it become boring after a while? An angel longs to escape eternal life In Wim Wenders’ classic film Wings of Desire (the original German […]

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Why don’t I disbelieve in God?

January 12th, 2021

See-saw

How do I balance 12 reasons to believe in God and 6 reasons to disbelieve? I think the theistic arguments are stronger and more fundamental. There are good reasons to believe!

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A universe out of nothing vs God out of nowhere

January 7th, 2021

Star forming nebula

Sherlock Holmes said: “when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” How does this apply to the universe?

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Can God become a baby?

December 23rd, 2020

Baby

Christmas is about a baby. A baby who was somehow also God. But can that idea make sense? How can we understand it?

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Christians and conspiracy theories

December 15th, 2020

Woman holding sign - make America think again

These are fertile days for conspiracy theories. Who believes them and why? Are christians more prone to believe them?

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How we can flourish – 4 keys

November 28th, 2020

Happy group of people

We all want a good life. We want to flourish. We want to be free to pursue our own choices. But what does it take?

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Don’t blame Jesus for the wrongs of the church!

November 8th, 2020

Jesus teaching the sermon on the mount

Christians are supposed to be following Jesus, but do their lives match up to his teachings?

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The fine-tuning adventures of Luke Barnes

September 25th, 2020

Luke Barnes

Cosmologist Luke Barnes, an expert on the scientific evidence for the fine-tuning of the universe, has published an argument for the existence of God.

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Brute facts and reasons to believe

September 6th, 2020

Two people discussing

How do we explain the universe? Are there reasons to believe God made it, or it appeared out of nothing? Or should we give up on finding an explanation and say it just is (a “brute fact”)?

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The pandemic and the meaning of life

August 26th, 2020

Man wearing mask

The Covid pandemic has affected all of us, and has shaken many foundations. What are we learning about ourselves, our culture and the meaning we give life?

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A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.