Tag: People

Proofs of God: surprisingly, lots of people aren’t interested!?

Why do people believe or disbelieve in God? Do they have good reasons for their conclusions? I think I can see some trends in the way both believers and non-believers think about God. Working out how to respond is exercising my mind. See what you think. The ups and downs of theistic arguments When I […]

People are precious?

People matter more than things, we sometimes say. But do we matter more than animals? Our laws say so. What can we learn from this?

God: how much do we know?

People ask all sorts of questions about God, but what can we base answers on? I think God has given us enough information.

Where is God in this sad and weary world?

Are you feeling weary of the this world, do its problems weight heavily on you? Does God feel the same? What’s he doing about it?

Three lives changed!

A story of a mother and two daughters whose lives were changed one by one. Were these changes miraculous? You be the judge!

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

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

Where do you go when the argument’s over?

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 […]

Is God a good theory?

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.

Christians and evidence

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.

A new reality

Everyone likes a story with a happy ending. Here are brief accounts of 8 people who converted from atheism to christianity, and their life ended up better.