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Carroll, Craig, Causes and Explanations

When assessing Sean Carroll’s arguments against William Lane Craig, it is essential to remember that Craig is arguing that physics cannot completely and fully explain the universe. Physics points beyond itself to a transcendent cause. We mention this because so many of Carroll’s objections to Craig seem question begging.

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Craig, Carroll and the Limits of Cosmology

 There’s much to admire about Sean Carroll. Obviously, he has an extraordinary intellect. His remarkable communication skills, and his infectious enthusiasm for physics, were clearly evidenced in his debate with William Lane Craig. Carroll has graciously, yet carefully, distanced himself from New Atheists.

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William Lane Craig, Apologetics and Women:A Rational and Relational Response

Dr William Lane Craig last week caused a stir by making two observations on his web-site.

The first was that:

“…apologetics seems to have far more interest for men than for women. That observation is based upon an enormous amount of experience in speaking on university campuses, at apologetics conferences, and in classroom teaching.”

If I was feeling cheeky, I might say that only a man would notice more men than women in his audience and draw the conclusion that Christianity has been feminised!

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Lawrence Krauss, Philosophy and the Demands of Physicists

‘You have to listen to me, but I don’t have to listen to you!’

When physicist Lawrence Krauss and philosopher of religion William Lane Craig debated each other in Australia in August 2013, I think it would be fair to say that they didn’t see eye-to-eye.

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Craig and the Cheerfulness of New Atheism

William Lane Craig has some interesting interviews with the Centre of Public Christianity. In the first interview Craig argues that New Atheists should be more downcast; he gives two provocative reasons. The first is practical – New Atheism is on the wane.

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