Monthly Archives: January 2012

Religion, Politics and the Death Penalty

This thread started as a friendly Facebook conversation between myself and some fellow Christians: Matt Lyons (a good friend I’ve known since elementary school) and Justin Aichele (an acquaintance from my undergraduate years at Missouri State). The original impetus for the dialog … Continue reading

Posted in Other Topics, Politics, Questions for Christians | 30 Comments

The Weakness of “Weak” Atheism: Why Faith is Unavoidable Even for Those Who Try (and a debate with Danny Ledonne)

Is atheism characterized by faith in the absence of God or by the absence of faith in God? Regardless of which option is selected, it seems that faith is requisite in something (or someone), and that no faith-free option even exists. I choose faith in Jesus, but I understand that others don’t. What follows is a reflection about the faith atheists necessarily include in their worldview, often without their even knowing it. Continue reading

Posted in Atheism / Secular Humanism | Tagged , , , , | 42 Comments