March 4, 2009

Answering “Questions For Atheists” #2

Posted in Atheism, Questions For Atheists tagged , , , , at 11:47 am by Andrew

Part 1 in this series can be found here.

Over at Pharyngula, PZ Myers reproduces a “Questions For Atheists” handout being distributed by a Christian group before a lecture by Richard Dawkins. The questions are in bold; my answers are in regular type.
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February 12, 2009

Answering “Questions For Atheists”

Posted in Atheism, Questions For Atheists tagged , , , at 12:18 pm by Andrew

One of the things I plan to do on at least a semi-regular basis on this blog is read, review and analyze popular apologetic books and other works. If you’re a Christian and you have a good work of apologetics you recommend, please let me know in the comments.

While that’s in the works, I thought I might take a look at some efforts to engage atheists online. If you google “questions for atheists,” the first link that comes up is a place called Spotlight Ministries that has a “Questions for Atheists and Sceptics” page. (I’ve numbered them for convenience.) It’s reasonably representative of the kind of arguments I hear from Christians, so let’s take a look at what they have to say:

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