DeafAtheist's Blog (3)

Christmyth Time

I'm curious about how fellow atheists celebrate the Winter Solstice holiday season if at all, especially those of you who who have children.

For me I haven't really celebrated the solstice in years. Last year was the first time I celebrated the holiday. My son who was 6 months old at the time and I flew out to Pennsylvania in January for a late Xmas celebration with his mother. I say "Xmas" because his mother is a devout Christian and that's obviously what the holiday is to her. This… Continue

Added by DeafAtheist on December 10, 2009 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

Jumping the Fence

What makes former atheists switch sides become theists? Were they really atheists in the first place or do the likes of people such as Lee Strobel simply claim former atheism in an attempt to give their theism more credibility? Or an attempt to lure real atheists into theism by claiming to have solid enough evidence to convince an atheist of the supernatural? Are there really any true atheists who become theists by choice?

Atheists switching sides seems far outside the realm of logic… Continue

Added by DeafAtheist on April 27, 2009 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

Atheist scholars believe in a historical Jesus???

I've been debating on and off with Christians in the blog of Rev. Brian Zahnd. Most recently I've been arguing with the Reverend himself in his post titled Knowing and Believing. In the comments following his post I mentioned that I didn't believe that a historical Jesus ever existed. Rev. Zahnd was shocked by my statement and claimed that he had never heard a single scholar make that… Continue

Added by DeafAtheist on February 21, 2009 at 12:00am — 13 Comments



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