Paul Copan

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If God Made the Universe, Who Made God?

In his 1927 essay, “Why I Am Not a Christian,” atheist Bertrand Russell reflected on our origins. If…


Is Naturalism a Simpler Explanation Than Theism?

Philosopher David Papineau declares “nearly everyone nowadays wants to be a ‘naturalist.’ ”1 Western intellectuals call naturalism the…


It is Wrong to Believe Without Evidence

INTRODUCTION The late Christopher Hitchens — one of the infamous “new atheists” — made this claim: “That which…


“My Genes Made me Do It” Is Ethics Based on Biological Evolution?

It is quite common to read in the philosophical and scientific literature that ethics is nothing more than…


“It’s All Relative” and Other Such Absolute Statements

You have probably heard all kinds of relativistic statements: “That’s just true for you but not for me,”…

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