Tag: God

The fine-tuning adventures of 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.

Brute facts and reasons to believe

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”)?

Strange thoughts about brains: a casual conversation

It was just a short conversation over coffee….. …. when the conversation turned to brains. “My neurobiology lecture this morning was pretty challenging. It was about theories of how the brain does logical reasoning. They still don’t really understand it. Left me wondering about how the brain can think logically at all.” “What do you […]

If there’s a God, why doesn’t he answer our prayers?

People pray but they don’t seem to get answers, except coincidentally. Doesn’t this show there’s no God there to answer them?

The Bible: impossible to take seriously?

Sceptics often find it difficult to take the Bible seriously because of awful or silly things, or inconsistencies. Is this a reason to disbelieve in God? Or is there is another way to look at it? We need to start be examining what the Bible is, and isn’t.

In a hurry?

It’s a rush-hour world for many of us, and the online world is especially busy. So much to read, so little time! So you can read 1-minute summaries of some of the most popular pages on this site, to see if you want to read more, or not.

Can we believe in God in the scientific age?

Has religion been replaced by science? Has science proved religion to be wrong? Is religious belief based on unjustified faith rather than hard facts?

God and life in a time of plague

All the news is about the coronavirus, but what does this pandemic tell us (if anything) about God?

Is God hiding or just not there?

For most people God isn’t evident in the world, but is hidden. But why would a loving God hide from us? Perhaps he’s not there after all?

Do suffering and evil prove there’s no God?

There is much beauty in our world, but also much evil and suffering. Does this prove that a good God couldn’t have created the world? Are there any reasons why suffering exists?