The Grand Design?

The Grand Design?

Professor Edgar Andrews reviews The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow (Bantam Books, September 2010). Cosmologist Stephen Hawking sold over nine million copies of his book A Brief History of Time. Now, 22 years later, he has co-authored The Grand...
Isn’t the Bible just another book?

Isn’t the Bible just another book?

There is an objection that goes like this: “The world contains too many books to count, so how can one single book be the source of information about God? It’s implausible to think that a book as far-fetched as the Bible, with all its miracle stories,...
Is the Bible true?

Is the Bible true?

Is the Bible true? The Da Vinci Code‘s “historian” Teabing declares emphatically that it is not. In the book he states, “Because Constantine upgraded Jesus’ status almost four centuries after Jesus’ death, thousands of documents already existed chronicling His life as...
Religious and Philosophical Pluralism:

Religious and Philosophical Pluralism:

About every other week, I confront popular pluralist notions that have become a large part of the way Americans think. For example, pluralists contend that no one religion can know the fullness of spiritual truth, therefore all religions are valid. But while it is...
Atheists Play Their Hand – Probability

Atheists Play Their Hand – Probability

The news first broke last year, when atheists in Great Britain announced the intention to put their message on London’s famous city buses.  Atheist celebrities including Richard Dawkins and A. C. Grayling joined the campaign and enjoyed the publicity.  Now, the...