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A Brief Thought on Atheism, Morality and Magicians

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When Christians argue that God is the true foundation of moral values, atheists often give the same response as illusionist Derren Brown. First, they insist that they have a robust moral code; and then they suggest that the Bible (or the Koran) is an inadequate source of moral rules.

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The Fact of the Resurrection and the Faith of Historians

Ehrman, Crossley and the Resurrection

Recently I’ve been reading some material on the resurrection of Jesus by two biblical scholars, James Crossley and Bart Ehrman.[i] Both are sceptics and make many similar points in their attempts to argue that there are no good grounds for belief in the resurrection.

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Evidence for God: Design (Part 3 –Life on Earth)

In Part 1, we considered the order of the cosmos as expressed in the laws of physics as evidence for God, while in Part 2 we looked at fine-tuning. Here we focus on the existence of intelligent life. As in the previous cases, the contention is that theism provides the best explanation for the life we observe on Earth, including the existence of intelligent life.

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The Argument from Consciousness in Eight Quick Points

1) We cannot directly observe another creature’s consciousness, and we cannot measure or quantify conscious experiences. If we could describe every physical fact about a bat’s brain in every detail, we would still not have a description of what the bat experiences.

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Five Ways Science Confirms the Existence of God

1) Modern cosmology indicates that the physical universe had a beginning. If the universe had a beginning, it must have non-physical cause that exists outside space and time. So it seems plausible, at the very least, to believe that our universe was brought into existence out of nothing by a Creator

2) From the large-scale structure of the universe to the microscopic world of subatomic particles, science has revealed the remarkable order of our universe.

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