Epistemology: 11 – Occam’s Razor

Available on your podcast platform of choice here. Let’s talk about “the simplest explanation is always best,” if that’s really true, and how to apply it.

Craving Aslan

I just finished reading the entire Narnia series for the first time and loved it. I had read most of it as a kid, but this was the first time all the way through. One thing that I noticed about myself was how much I looked forward to each little moral vignette between Aslan and ...

In conversation with Digital Gnosis (Nathan Ormond) 2

Available in podcast format here: https://anchor.fm/the-rlw-show/episodes/In-conversation-with-Digital-Gnosis-Nathan-Ormond-e14oj1v Nathan is a fascinating guy. He grew up non-religious, briefly became a fundamentalist Christian (while also undergoing some personal turmoil), deconstructed and fully left that, spent a year or two severely critiquing arguments for Christianity, but as of recent he’s now tentatively calling himself a Christian again but isn’t ...

Street Epistemology with Eddie (Deep Discussions)

Available in podcast format here: https://anchor.fm/the-rlw-show/episodes/Street-Epistemology-with-Eddie-Deep-Discussions-eojt61 Eddie (atheist) tries some Street Epistemology on Robert. Let’s see how it goes. Eddie is a popular YouTuber who posts his Street Epistemology discussions on his channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtftwuFFsiXLkzmpWPncd5w

Thoughts on the Randal Rauser vs. Counter Apologist Discussion

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure of hosting an informal discussion between theologian and apologist Randal Rauser and The Counter Apologist, a prominent atheist/skeptic blogger. Near the end, I even got to take my moderator hat off for a second and have a bout with CA for twenty minutes or so. I have two primary ...

LIVE Tonight (9/15)! Christian theologian Randal Rauser in conversation with The Counter Apologist (atheist) about evidence for Jesus’ resurrection 1

Starts at 8:15pm ET. Come hang out in the live chat for what will surely be a lively discussion!

Epistemology: Pastoral Advice

Available on your podcast platform of choice here. In this episode, I take a break from the main sequence of epistemology and instead give some advice to Christians who are currently deconstructing their faith. You can also leave me a voice message here, and I’ll try to respond to any questions in the next episode.

Discussing Miracles on “Doubts Aloud” 1

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on Doubts Aloud, which is a podcast hosted by three ex-Christians (now skeptics), on the topic of miracles. That episode was just released, and I’d love to hear your thoughts! (If you don’t have Apple Podcast, then you should be able to find it on other ...

A Manual For Creating Atheists by Peter Boghossian (A Review)

A Manual For Creating Atheists by Peter Boghossian (A Review)
Peter Boghossian is an atheist philosopher and professor at Portland State University. In this book, he intends to equip an army of “street epistemologists” with the tools to use everyday life interactions as interventions to show people that faith is a bad epistemology and to disabuse them of it. His target is not religion, but ...

The God Delusion: Child Indoctrination and the Atheist’s Vanishing(?) Consolation 1

This is the final post in a series on The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. The previous post was The God Delusion: Are The Bible and Religion Poisons To Society? (Chapters 7 & 8). After reading back through my previous post, one thing I want to emphasize is that I don’t disagree with everything Richard ...