Saying prayers — when it’s all boiled down — is simply asking God for a miracle. The “pray-er” is requesting the “prayee” (God) to suspend all known laws of the universe and to intervene on their behalf. The appeal may be entirely worthy, on a world scale; or merely some trivial matter of personal selfishness. […]
Throughout history people have made outlandish claims — whether of the supernatural, of miracles or other unworldly ‘magical’ phenomenon. However, one needs to remember that amazing claims require amazing evidence; subjective anecdotal evidence just doesn’t cut it. For supernatural claims to be taken seriously, on a scientific level, they must be supported by objective evidence. […]
Many devout Christians believe the Earth and the universe are less than 10,000 years old, and closer to 6,000. Where did this grossly inadequate figure come from?
An evolutionary process or a Bronze Age book? Morality; that wonderfully loaded word. Christians still try to demonise atheists, claiming they have no ethics, without God. Nothing, absolutely nothing, could be further from the truth. As we shall soon see. Are they honestly suggesting that the Christian view of this magnificent, elegantly carpeted, richly draped, […]