Author Archives: David Hotchen

Q: You don’t believe in miracles, do you?

Yes. And here, in short, is why.

 The two key words when talking about miracles: impossible and unusual. Are miracles impossible? No. If God exists then it is possible that He has acted in history. Are they unusual (in the sense that they do not occur frequently)?

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Q: Isn’t Faith Blind?

Straight away I’m going to ask a question or two. Questions like: “how did you come to that conclusion? Can you tell me what you mean by faith? Can you give me an example of blind faith? “  Faith means a lot of different things to different people. A definition of what a sceptic means by “faith” is crucial, so that we don’t talk past each other.

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Good Question, Quick Answer: Suffering and Evil #1

Q:  How can you believe in God when there is  so much evil in the World?

A: This is a great question,  but one that many Christian dread being asked. And having two minutes or less to answer it will never ever do it justice.

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Has Science Disproved God? Q&A

Q: How can you believe in God when Science has disproved His existence?

A: This a very popular sound bite and really amounts to nothing more than a simple category mistake. This category mistake occurs when a person doesn’t realise that there are different types of explanation.

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