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What is the Evidential Argument from Evil?

Why Horrible Suffering Does Not Disprove God's Existence

Editor's Note: There has been rising interest in the "problem of evil" in our comment boxes, and many atheist commenters requested a stronger engagement with the so-called "evidential" version of that argument. So on Wednesday we featured a defense of the "evidential" version from atheist Brian Green Adams. Today, Catholic author Trent Horn offers a critique.   Once my wife and I attended a baseball game where our home team was ahead by eight runs in the top of the ninth inning. We then decided to leave so we wouldn’t get stuck in the parking lot during the mass exodus after the game. When my wife’s mother called... Read More

Evil

Why the Problem of Evil Makes God Unlikely

Editor's Note: There has been rising interest in the "problem of evil" in our comment boxes,... Read More

Resurrection

An Outside-the-Box Argument for Jesus’ Resurrection

Over the years I’ve come to believe that it is unproductive to debate about the evidence... Read More

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Is a Proof Bad If It Fails to Convince Everyone?

Some atheists will object to arguments for God by observing, "If a particular proof for... Read More

SN-Foster

The Confused Atheism of NFL Star Arian Foster

The latest, August 18 edition of ESPN Magazine, one of the most popular sports periodicals... Read More

Yuval Noah Harari: What explains the rise of humans?

Materialistic Dogmas and Bad Conclusions

St. Thomas Aquinas, citing Aristotle, once wrote: “a small error at the outset can lead... Read More

Humanist

Why I Am a Humanist and Not a Catholic

At age eighteen, I attended an all-boys Catholic high school wearing a gold cross attached... Read More

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Is Atheism Wishful Thinking?

One of the jabs atheists make towards Christians is that our religion is all wishful thinking. They... Read More

UltimateCause

Why the Ultimate Cause of Everything in Existence Must be God

(NOTE: This it the third of a three part series on Bernard Lonergan's philosophical proof... Read More

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The One Cause Behind Everything Else in Reality

(NOTE: This it the second of a three part series on Bernard Lonergan's philosophical proof... Read More

BernardLonergan

Introducing Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophical Proof for God

(NOTE: This it the first of a three part series on Bernard Lonergan's philosophical proof... Read More