Tag: People

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.

Christians and conspiracy theories

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

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

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

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.

The pandemic and the meaning of life

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?

Whatever happened to my tennis shoe?
(An NDE story)

Who is right about near death experiences (NDEs), the true believers or the sceptics? Or neither?

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?

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?