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Peer-Reviewed Paper Reveals Darwin’s Unavoidable Catch-22 Problem

In Apologetics, Biology, Science by sdapologetics

A new peer-reviewed paper in the journal Complexity presents a computational model of evolution which shows that evolving new biological structures may be deterred by an unavoidable catch-22 problem. The article by physicists David Snoke, Jeffery Cox, and Donald Petcher begins by observing that in order to produce a new system, evolution first needs to try lots of new things. …

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If Your Kids Are Someday Shocked by the Claims of Skeptics, You Didn’t Do Your Job

In Apologetics, Apostocy, Christianity by sdapologetics

December 28, 2015 by Natasha Crain   Popular Christian rapper Jahaziel made the news this week when he released a statement renouncing his faith (you can read the full message here). As I read his statement, I was really struck by something…the utter predictability of every claim he made against Christianity. His deconversion statement reads like a play-by-play from the …

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Was Jesus A Myth?

In Apologetics, Christianity, Jesus Christ, Myth, The Historical Person by sdapologetics

I’ve heard it asked more than once; it’s the question “Did Jesus really exist?” This question gets more press today than it ever has. Much of the controversy over this lies in the ease of information… and misinformation, thanks to the internet. These days, anybody can write a blog, an article, or a book (digitally), and see that material get …

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Doesn’t religion create hypocrites and bad people?

In Apologetics, Hypocrites by sdapologetics

Here’s a common question/objection that we hear: “Doesn’t religion (or Christianity) make hypocrites and bad people?” Variations of this would include pointing out historical events such as the Crusades, people you know who say they are Christian who are mean or behave immorally, and people who think they are “holier than thou.” This is a very relevant question, because if the …