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Respectfully Engaging with Hindus

By Mikel Del Rosario Let’s talk about respectfully engaging with Hindus. Why? More than a billion people around the world say they’re Hindus. That’s about 15 percent of the world. So if you haven’t met someone at least interested in some aspect of Hindu culture, you may soon. The more we engage with our neighbors, […]

Can We Be Good Without God?

By Ryan Leasure This past weekend, two mass-scaled shootings transpired on American soil. El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio experienced unspeakable carnage. Two men, fueled by hatred for mankind, slaughtered dozens of innocent people in cold blood. In response, people of all stripes spoke out against these atrocities. Men and women, democrat and republican, Christian […]

Los siete peligros de la apologética

Por Chris Du-Pond Soy apologista cristiano. Soy ingeniero de profesión. Mi naturaleza valora la razón, la lógica, la verdad y la objetividad. Sin embargo, aquellas personas que estamos inclinadas a la apologética somos susceptibles a caer en errores que nos pueden costar muy caros. Voy a ser muy honesto y, en alguna medida, abrir un […]

An Argument From Cancer

By Robby Hall Natasha Crain wrote a great article last year on what an apologist does when they believe they have cancer.  Little did I know at the time that 6 months later, I would get the news:  Stage 2 colon cancer. I’ve tossed back and forth about writing this, but I felt two points […]

Voltaire’s Prediction, Home, and the Bible Society: Truth or Myth? Further Evidence of Verification

By Daniel Merritt Editor’s Note: Previously, we ran an article that featured Dr. Merritt’s research into the story concerning Voltaire’s prediction that the Bible would not be read in a century and the use of his facilities as a Bible repository. After running the article, Dr. Merritt came across further evidence verifying this story. This […]

Yale computer science professor David Gelernter expresses doubts about Darwinism

By Wintery Knight How did life begin? I had to learn about David Gelernter when I was doing my Masters in computer science. We studied his book “Mirror Worlds”. A few weeks ago, I blogged about his impressions of the difficulty in forming a simple protein by chance – something that naturalistic mechanisms would have […]

Safeguarding Yours from the Modern Cult of Experts

By Terrell Clemmons [Although this essay was written at another time, Cross Examined considers its content to be current and relevant to share] Few years ago, Current Biology, a research journal published by Cell Press, carried an article titled, “The Negative Association between Religiousness and Children’s Altruism across the World.” The report, authored by seven […]

No, The Argument from Miracles Has Not Been Debunked (Pt. 2)

By Erik Manning Is the argument from miracles hopelessly fallacious? Stephen Woodford, AKA ‘Rationality Rules,’ believes so. In his popular YouTube video ‘The Argument From Miracles-Debunked’ Woodford says the argument from miracles commits four major fallacies. In my last post, I looked at Woodford’s first two objections saw that they didn’t really hold up under […]

Should Christians Abandon Social Media?

By Luke Nix Introduction With all of the recent news of various social media platforms purposefully hiding and censoring Christian and politically conservative content in the name of “diversity” and “tolerance,” many people have abandoned Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other popular social media outlets in protest. While I have been tempted to do the same, […]

Legado del apologista Norman Geisler, quien ‘no tenía la fe suficiente para ser un ateo’

Por Kate Shellnutt El magistral teólogo deja tras sí casi 130 títulos y un impacto mundial. Solo dos meses después de haberse retirado del ministerio público, el teólogo evangélico Norman Geisler falleció el lunes a la edad de 86 años. Había sido hospitalizado durante el fin de semana después de sufrir un accidente cerebrovascular. Descrito […]

There’s No Need To Apologize

By Alex McElroy As an apologist, the most common joke I hear from Christians unfamiliar with Apologetics is, “do you go around apologizing to everyone?” In case you are wondering too, no, I don’t. In fact, I believe having a Christian worldview is nothing to apologize for. So, what does an apologist do? We provide […]