Category: Atheist Archives

Why God Is Not Beyond Us

The classic Christian apologetics fallback: God is beyond us. Beautiful, efficient, and successful–but weak. God works in mysterious ways, they say. When a Christian defender of the faith is defeated in a battle of logic, the only way for him to respond without conceding defeat is to either ignore the critic’s point altogether or to …

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Bishop Rice Targets Atheist Community

by Ben Conover St. Louis, MO. On Thursday, February 10th at De Smet Jesuit High School in Creve Couer, MO, the students and faculty of the school entered the gymnasium for the Father Pierre De Smet Birthday Mass. The school was honored with hosting Bishop Edward Rice, a newly-appointed bishop for the Archdiocese of St. …

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The Logical Flaws of Creationism: A Darwin Day Special

(article by Austin Young Michaels) There are only two types of creationists: the dishonest, and the ignorant. This statement may seem like a vicious attack on over 40% of the American population; however, the argument stands. This is not a cheap atheist stunt in order to inflame believers. It is barely an opinion. It is …

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The Soul of an Atheist

Daniel Hart L’Ecuyer In the pursuit of more unitive communication on issues of theology and spirituality, I would like to contest this particular statement made by Libby O’Neil in her recent article entitled -Why yes… I did just use math in my Christian Spirituality class:- –At its core, spirituality is just religion, which stems from …

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Why Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Worries Me

There is an Orthodox Jewish polemicist out there named Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. He often writes articles for the Huffington Post’s “Religion” section, including a recent response article to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. In this article, the Rabbi bashes President Obama for the emphasis placed on the reinvigoration of both science and …

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