Category Archives: atheist vs christian

An Atheist Christian Marriage

Information on a mixed Christian-Atheist marriage from an atheist perspective is not always the easiest to find.  It seems whenever I look up information on this topic; all I can find is Christian sources and articles.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Understanding the Atheist Unbelief

I remember one of the minor stepping stones into me questioning my faith was the understanding of the burden of proof and the scientific method.  I did not understand that atheism was the ‘Lack of Belief’ in that it takes the … Continue reading

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Going to Church as an Atheist

Three weeks ago, the wife and I were running Very late to church, so she suggested we go visit another church that was closer and I knew the pastor who was over it, because I use to attend church with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

It was only after reading a book review on the Finding Truth blog about this book did I decide to buy this book on amazon.  And I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading.  It … Continue reading

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Does the God of the Bible measure up to his own Standard of Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The bible says we should judge a tree by the fruit that it bears, so for the sake of being biblically sound we … Continue reading

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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret the … Continue reading

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The Argument for and Against A Perfect Creator

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, I know this topic is overlapping with Intelligent Design and creationism, but I’ll try to focus primarily on the topic at hand.  A … Continue reading

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The Ontological Philosophy of a Perfect God

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This is more of the philosophical question of the existence of God and could a perfect God actually exist?   To many … Continue reading

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Evangelical Atheism

Arkentan a frequent visitor to this blog left this comment on my book review post of C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity.  At first I was going to leave just a short reply, but I decided to turn it into a post, … Continue reading

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The Christian Delusion

{A Word of Caution, this video does have cursing, offensive, and fowl language.} I remember watching this video by Richard Carrier and being struck with the premise that Carrier calls Christianity a delusion.  I remember thinking that was a very … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mere Christianity By C.S. Lewis

This is one the most highly regarded apologetic books in history.  It is claimed to have turned atheist to Christians, and non-believers to believers.  Considering the reputation of the book, it was a must read. C.S. Lewis has a literary … Continue reading

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Can we all just get along.

So I saw a post on the blog, Is there a God titled, why does it have to be a war?  And my initial reaction to this post was one of agreement that it doesn’t have to be a war … Continue reading

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Did Apostle John and Apostle Peter write their epistles?

Bible Difficulty #10 Could the Apostle John & Peter read and write?  Were they illiterate? Most conservative evangelicals hold to the traditional view that both Apostle John and Apostle Peter were the original authors of their epistle, but historical and … Continue reading

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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … Continue reading

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An infinite God and his limitations

How could an infinite God take on limitations?  Could God still be infinite if he is limited? Well before we tackle this question, let’s define the topic as according to some traditional apologetics.  “The infinite nature of God simply means … Continue reading

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Celebrating an Atheist Christmas

I initially was not going to make a post about Christmas and atheism, until I saw this article about Atheist celebrating Christmas on the Finding Truth Blog and that for an atheist to celebrate Christmas is not just ‘merely insane, … Continue reading

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Answering the Well Spent Journey Atheist Questionnaire

So in all fairness to Matt of the Well Spent Journey Blog who took my Theist Challenge. I took his 12 Questions to ask an Atheist.  In addition he does have a very interesting summary post, on the different answers … Continue reading

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Overcoming an Unequal Yoke

Considering my Situation I asked TCC of the Help Me in My Unbelief Blog to do a guest contribution post on the topic of an Atheist-Christian marriage and the difficulties surrounding that.  When I first deconverted about nine months ago, the final blow occurring … Continue reading

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No Sweet just Bitter

Since I’ve become a non-Christian, I have not attended any skeptic or atheist group meetups in my area.  I have wanted and mentioned to my wife about visiting a UU church, but my wife has been firmly against that idea.  Knowing that; … Continue reading

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A Purpose Filled Blog

“Am I willing to wield the scalpel of truth to my own biases to find the truth?” quote by imbrocata For a while now I have had the phrase, “Taking a Scalpel to Faith, ” as my tagline on my … Continue reading

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