Category Archives: Does God Exist?

The Best Argument for Both Atheism and Theism

I find it interesting that arguments for both Christianity and Atheism often take some kind of a parallel structure, where each side basically uses the same kind of argument, sometimes almost the exact same argument – but they start from … Continue reading

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The Iced Caramel Macchiato With Whipped Cream Argument for God’s Existence

One of the things I’ve noticed is that my intellectual reasons for believing in God are not always quite the same as other people’s intellectual reasons.  Many of the arguments that other people find persuasive I find strangely non-compelling. I’m … Continue reading

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When Atheists and Christians Scandalously Agree

During my last post, I intentionally included the word “scandalous” throughout the article – because that sort of thing seems to increase viewership on Hannity’s and Bill Maher’s TV shows.  And, as a result of this strategy, I took a … Continue reading

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When Atheists and Christians Agree

With a title as positively scandalous as “When Atheists and Christians Agree,” you know this article is going to be good! [That’s a teaser, folks.  I’ve been watching movie promotions quite a lot lately, and I am trying out some … Continue reading

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Miracles and Talking Donkeys

Do you ever get the feeling, when you are talking to someone about Kant’s categorical imperative, that the other “person” is actually a tiny worm that you had put on a hook to go fishing?  And that suddenly you realize … Continue reading

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Are Theists Opposed to Science?

As a kid, I used to have this venting doll named Mr. Long-Legs.  When I was upset, I would take out my frustration by boxing Mr. Long-Legs into a state of doll oblivion. Bottom-line: If this were a Toy Story … Continue reading

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An Offering from the Opposition

And now for something totally different.  This week the Apologetic Professor is delighted have a guest author.  His name is Grundy and he authors an awesome and entertaining blog at DeityShmeity.com.  If you are the Blog-Title-Discerning-Reader that I take you … Continue reading

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From the Reader Mailbag: Is God in the Same Category as a Lucky Ball (Part II)?

This week we continue our discussion of whether or not God can be viewed as a kind of lucky object.  As a reminder, here is the question from a reader that we are pursuing: Reader Question: The question is how … Continue reading

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From the Reader Mailbag: Is God in the Same Category as a Lucky Ball?

Reader Question: Apologetic Professor, if you could be any superhero, which superhero would you be? My response: Don’t be ridiculous.  I am a superhero: Font Boy, with his awesome power of font recognition!  (My favorite catchphrase: Don’t be afraid, ma’am, … Continue reading

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Why Materialism Is Not Skeptical

For years, doctors said that my tonsils and my appendix didn’t do anything, so it was ok to simply remove them with almost no provocation whatsoever.  “Apologetic Professor,” they’d say in their deep doctor voices, “I notice your tonsils look … Continue reading

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