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Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #42 Christianity and Science?

This is the 42nd installment of the article series examining the “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer” as defined by the attached article. The article is written from the perspective of a former Christian (possibly Catholic based on the doctrinal assumptions of several of the questions) who is frustrated at Christians’ lack of critical thought or willingness to confron... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #41 Happiness in Heaven?

“Pertness and ignorance may ask a question in three lines, which it will cost learning and ingenuity thirty pages to answer. When this is done, the same question shall be triumphantly asked again the next year, as if nothing had ever been written upon the subject. “  -George Horne  This article continues a series examining R.E. Pucket’s article “Top 50 Questions Christians ... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #40 Temptation of Jesus?

R. E. Pucket was a faithful Christian for much of his life. However, as he began to expand his reading and investigate arguments against faith, he became convinced that faith was irrational. This impression was strengthened by the fact that Christians with which he interacted largely told him that he should believe for belief’s sake, and that faith trumped rationality. Pucket now spends a si... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #39 If Creation, Why Heaven?

Yesterday on “Answering “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer“,” we looked at the material riches of heaven in light of the apparent Biblical mandate against material riches. Given the theme of heaven, today Thomas Neil transitions into questions about Heaven’s perfection. Neil asks: Why isn’t Creation perfect? Source       39 – If... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #38 Opulence of Heaven?

This article is a continuation of the series which examines the “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer“, one question at a time. In order to understand today’s question, it should be mentioned that the previous question, #37, essentially asks why there are wealthy Christians if Jesus said it was difficult for rich people to enter the kingdom, and said that they should gi... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #37 Wealthy Christians?

This article is a continuation of a series of articles, each of which examines one of the “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer“. These questions generally presuppose a very specific Christian orthodoxy which is by no means shared by all Christians everywhere. In the cases that the orthodoxy is this specific, this series attempts to represent Christianity in a much broader se... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #36 Atrocities in God’s Name?

R. E.Pucket was a faithful Christian for much of his life. However, as he began to expand his reading and investigate arguments against faith, he became convinced that faith was irrational. This impression was strengthened by the fact that Christians with which he interacted largely told him that he should believe for belief’s sake, and that faith trumped rationality. Pucket now spends a sig... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #35 God’s Inaction?

This article continues a series examining R.E. Pucket’s article “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer“. R.E.Pucket was a faithful Christian for much of his life. However, as he began to expand his reading and investigate arguments against faith, he became convinced that faith was irrational. This impression was strengthened by the fact that Christians with which he inte... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #34 Evangelism?

This article is a continuation of the 50-part series which examines another article, “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer“, and takes the challenge to answer those questions. Several notes: The questions are largely about theology, but the author of the questions demands physical, verifiable answers. Of course the entire thing is a setup for failure, as one can rarely –... »

Answering “Questions Christians Can’t Answer” #31-33 Babies and Death?

In this series answering the “Top 50 Questions Christians Can’t Answer“, we have been answering the questions one at a time. Today’s article takes a detour from that approach largely because these three questions are so closely related, they deserve to be answered together. Let’s talk about God and babies. If Babies Go to Heaven when they die, Why not kill them?  ... »

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