Luke Barnes Responds to Richard Carrier on Fine-Tuning

Richard Carrier: One Liners, Part 1 Richard Carrier: One Liners, Part 2 Richard Carrier: One Liners, Part 3 Final Word on Richard Carrier

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Review: Christianity Is Not Great

When I heard John Loftus had published another book, I had no intention of reading it, let alone reviewing it. Christianity Is Not Great: How Faith Fails did not sound like a book that would touch on the truth of Christianity (my primary interest) and, based on the table of contents, most of the subjects … Continue reading Review: Christianity Is Not Great

So It’s Not Just Because I’m a Christian

Massimo Pigliucci commented on a post by Richard Carrier concerning objective moral values. He made the following comment about Carrier: The guy writes too much, is too long winded, far too obnoxious for me to be able to withstand reading him for more than a few minutes at a time, and frankly my interest in … Continue reading So It’s Not Just Because I’m a Christian

20 Questions for Atheists

Recently, a post by Peter Saunders mentioning twenty questions atheists struggle to answer has created discussion around the blogosphere. He has followed up with some further explanations of why he asked the questions he did (1-6, 7-11). I thought it would be interesting to see how various atheists have tried to answer the questions and … Continue reading 20 Questions for Atheists

Index to My Partial Review of The End of Christianity

This post is an index to my partial review of The End of Christianity edited by John W. Loftus. I'll include links to other reviews, as I come across them, at the end of this post. Introduction by John W. Loftus I. Why Two Thousand Years Are Enough Christianity Evolving: On the Origin of Christian … Continue reading Index to My Partial Review of The End of Christianity

Review of Chapter 2 of The End of Christianity

In chapter 2 of The End of Christianity, Richard Carrier argues that the rise and growth of Christianity did not follow the path we would expect it to have followed if it had the backing of God. In other words, the evidence disconfirms the truth of Christianity (p. 53). This chapter is a summary of … Continue reading Review of Chapter 2 of The End of Christianity