Tag: God

Death, pain & predation

A biochemist considers why predation and death are an inevitable part of the world we live in.

Did God create a wasteful universe?

The universe seems way larger than it needs to be to provide a place for us humans. Is that an argument against creation by God? What does science say?

Impossible to believe – or just hard?

It’s complicated trying to understand whether there’s a God and how we can know him or please him. Here’s my thoughts on what I can and can’t believe.

Scientists (and others) vs God?

More than a dozen stories of people who’s life journey took them in unexpected ways towards God, in three recent books.

No God, no meaning?

Can life have meaning without God? Where does meaning come from? Can we choose our meaning, or is it something we must find?

How to think your way into religious belief?

A journalist sums up some of the evidence that there is more to the world and life than materialism suggests.

Thinking irrationally about God?

Most of us like to think we make good choices based on well-thought out reasons. But what about when we think about God and decide on our beliefs?

A happy ending?

I like to relate stories that have happy endings and point to God. I’m not sure how Anna McGahan’s story fits in, but decide for yourself!

Yahweh vs Jesus

Is the God portrayed in the Old Testament evil? Is he different to the Jesus portrayed in the New Testament?

Why I don’t think I could ever be an atheist

Although I have many doubts and questions about God, I could never be an atheist. Here’s why.