October 7, 2009

The Final Word on Einstein’s “God”

Posted in Answering Apologists, Atheism, Science tagged , at 4:00 pm by Andrew

Since the pernicious rumor that Einstein was a theist continues to make its way across the Internet, just keep in mind Einstein’s actual, final words on the subject:

The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still purely primitive, legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation no matter how subtle can (for me) change this.

Einstein may have been right (or wrong); I cite his words here not as evidence for atheism, but because so many Christians continue to insist that Einstein was in some way a theist.

Answering “Who Cares” #2: Natural Evil

Posted in Answering "Who Cares", Answering Apologists, Atheism tagged , , , , at 3:24 pm by Andrew

While I was at trial, “Who Cares” left a number of comments across the blog that I’ll touch on. This is #2 in the Answering “Who Cares?” series.

In the comment section of my third argument for the Summary Case for Atheism (“The Heavens Do Not Declare the Glory of God”), our friend “Who Cares” has tried to respond to some of the arguments there.
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Fundamental Errors and the Cosmological Argument

Posted in Answering Apologists, Atheism, Creationism, The Universe tagged , , , at 1:03 pm by Andrew

In the comments section of this post, I get in to a bit of an exchange with Makarios over the common Christian apologetic, the Cosmological Argument.
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News: “Jesus Camp” Shuts Down

Posted in Atheism tagged , at 11:08 am by Andrew

According to Christianity Today, Becky Fisher’s “Kids on Fire Summer Camp” — featured in the movie Jesus Camp has shut down due to “negative publicity.”

Of course, there are still plenty of other Jesus Camps out there, most of which are indistinguishable from Fisher’s.