Thinking Christian: The Blog

Everything Looks Different from Here

My June BreakPoint column: Everything Looks Different from Here: Christians in the Western world are walking new paths. Everything looks different from here. At times I think we...

Jerry Coyne’s Confirmation Bias

One of Jerry Coyne’s chief complaints about religion in Faith Versus Fact is that it’s overly subject to confirmation bias. This, he says, stands in contrast to science,...

Get Ready for the “Day of Reason”

Thursday, May 7, is the National Day of Prayer in the United States. Atheists have an answer: the National Day of Reason. I’m reminded of the morning about...

Wondering: What Good Does This Do?

Maybe someone here can help me figure something out. Someone I’ve never met or interacted with (as far as I know) seems to have thought it would do...