3/19/10

A “True Freethinker” from “Atheism is Dead”

Dear “Atheism is Dead” readership,

In order to consolidate my various online projects, I have concocted a new website.

I have attempted to merged the best of websites and blogs with the running chronological updates of a blog on the homepage and the categorization capabilities of a website.

The website is now running but having to dump my circa 1,300 essays into it and adjusting them to their new home is a work in progress thus, it is still “under construction.” Meanwhile, "Atheism is Dead" will shortly go into stasis.

So, set your phasers to stun, and reset your favorites from “Atheism is Dead” to “True Freethinker” at http://www.truefreethinker.com
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3/18/10

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3/4/10

I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist Norman L. Geisler (Norm Geisler)

Dr. Norman Geisler is president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina.
He holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Wheaton College, a Th.D. from William Tyndale College, and a Ph.D. from Loyola University in Chicago.

He co-authored I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist along with Frank Turek (of Cross Examined).




Following is a list of some of his other books:
Popular Survey of the Old Testament

A Popular Survey of the New Testament

Decide for Yourself: How History Views the Bible

General Introduction to the Bible

When Skeptics Ask: A Handbook on Christian Evidences

When Critics Ask: A Popular Handbook on Bible Difficulties

When Cultists Ask: A Popular Handbook on Cultic Misinterpretations

Conviction Without Compromise: Standing Strong in the Core Beliefs of the Christian Faith

Christian Apologetics

Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

The Apologetics of Jesus: A Caring Approach to Dealing with Doubters

Legislating Morality: Is It Wise? Is It Legal? Is It Possible?

Making Sense of Bible Difficulties: Clear and Concise Answers from Genesis to Revelation

Systematic Theology Prepack: Introduction Bible

Systematic Theology, Vol. 1: Introduction/Bible

Systematic Theology, Vol. 2, God/Creation

Systematic Theology, Vol. 3: Sin/Salvation

Systematic Theology, Vol. 4: Church/Last Things

Systematic Theology (all 4 vols. together)

Come, Let Us Reason: An Introduction to Logical Thinking

Miracles and the Modern Mind: A Defense of Biblical Miracles

Miracles and Modern Thought

Signs and Wonders: Healings, Miracles, and Unusual Events : Which Are Real? Which Are Supernormal? Which Are Counterfeit?

Origin Science

Knowing the Truth about Creation: How It Happened and What It Means for Us

Creation and the Courts: Eighty Years of Conflict in the Classroom and the Courtroom

Creating God in the Image of Man?

Conversational Evangelism: How to Listen and Speak So You Can Be Heard

Introduction to Philosophy

Christian Ethics: Options and Issues

Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross

Living Loud: Defending Your Faith
Vida En Radical: Defiende Tu Fe

Unshakable Foundations: Contemporary Answers to Crucial Questions about the Christian Faith

Roman Catholics and Evangelicals: Agreements and Differences

Is Rome the True Church?: A Consideration of the Roman Catholic Claim

Love Your Neighbor: Thinking Wisely about Right and Wrong

The Reincarnation Sensation

Philosophy of Religion

Bringing Your Faith to Work: Answers for Break-Room Skeptics

Integrity at Work: Finding Your Ethical Compass in a Post-Enron World

Is Man the Measure?: An Evaluation of Contemporary Humanism

The Roots of Evil

Thomas Aquinas: An Evangelical Appraisal

Perspectives: Understanding and Evaluating Today's World Views

Worlds Apart: A Handbook on World Views

False Gods of Our Time: A Defense of the Christian Faith

Gambling: A Bad Bet : You Can't Win for Losing...in More Ways Than You Can Imagine

Options in Contemporary Christian Ethics

The Battle for the Resurrection


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3/2/10

Bart Ehrman’s Problem, part 1

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2/26/10

Ron Rhodes on Atheism, et al.

Ron Rhodes is the President of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries
Author of over 50 books (including 3 Silver Medallion winners).
He teaches cult apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary (Murrieta, CA), Dallas Theological Seminary, Talbot Seminary and Biola University (La Mirada, CA), and other well-known seminaries.


Here is a book that may be of interest to Atheism is Dead readers: Answering the Objections of Atheists, Agnostics & Skeptics





Some of his various other books are listed below and categorized as follows:
Miscellaneous
The What You Need to Know pamphlet series
Bible
Christianity
Cults and World Religions
The Reasoning from the Scriptures with… series
The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say… series
The 10 Things You Need to Know About… series



Miscellaneous
Alien Obsession

5-Minute Apologetics for Today

Why Do Bad Things Happen If God Is Good?

What Your Child Needs to Know About God

Northern Storm Rising (Russia, Iran, and the Emerging End-Times Military Coalition Against Israel)

The Coming Oil Storm (The Imminent End of Oil...and Its Strategic Global Role in End-Times Prophecy)

What You Need to Know pamphlet series
Archaeology and the Bible

Jehovah's Witnesses

The Middle East Conflict

Islam

Homosexuality

World Religions

Christian Views of War

Intelligent Design

Halloween

Bible
The Complete Guide to Bible Translations

Understanding the Bible from A to Z

The Topical Handbook of Bible Prophesy

The Popular Dictionary of Bible Prophecy

The Complete Book of Bible Promises

The Complete Book of Bible Answers

What Does the Bible Say About...? (Easy-to-Understand Answers to the Tough Questions)

Angels Among Us (Separating Truth from Fiction)

What Did Jesus Mean?

Commonly Misunderstood Bible Verses

Find It Fast in the Bible

Find It Quick Handy Bible Encyclopedia

The Book of Bible Promises

Christ Before the Manger

Christianity
Christianity According to the Bible

Miracles Around Us

Conviction Without Compromise

The Undiscovered Country

The Wonder of Heaven

The Heart of Christianity

The Complete Guide to Christian Denominations

Cults and World Religions
When Cultists Ask

Find It Quick Handbook on Cults and New Religions

Challenge of the Cults and New Religions

The Culting of America

The Counterfeit Gospel of Mormonism

The Counterfeit Christ of the New Age Movement

New Age Movement

The Truth Behind Ghosts, Mediums, and Psychic Phenomena

The Reasoning from the Scriptures with… series
Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Reasoning from the Scriptures with Muslims

Reasoning from the Scriptures with Catholics

Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Mormons

Reasoning from the Scriptures with Masons

The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say… series
The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say to a Mormon

The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say to a Mason

The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say to a Catholic

The 10 Things You Need to Know About… series
The 10 Things You Need to Know About Islam

The 10 Things You Should Know About the Creation vs. Evolution Debate


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2/21/10

The New Atheism and the Erosion of Freedom - Robert Morey

The New Atheism and The Erosion Of Freedom is a book may be of interest and which was published way, way back in 2004 AD.



Robert Morey has also authored a few articles pertaining to atheism
Materialism

The Relative Logic of Atheists

The New Atheism

Atheism and Absolutes

He has also written other books on various topics:

The Trinity

Death and the Afterlife

Studies in the Atonement

The Nature And Extent Of God's Knowledge

Introduction to Defending the Faith

How to Answer a Mormon

How to Answer a Jehovah's Witness

The Truth About Masons

Islamic Invasion

Satan’s Devices

Reincarnation and Christianity

When is it Right to Fight?

Battle Of The Gods (The Gathering Storm in Modern Evangelicalism)

How to Keep Your Kids Drug Free

Worship Is All of Life

How the Old and New Testaments Relate to Each Other

How to Keep Your Kids Drug Free

Los Horóscopos y el Cristiano


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2/19/10

Online Apologetics Conference 2010

On May 7th and 8th, 2010 AD An Apologetics Conference for Promoting the Christian Worldview through Literature and the Arts will take place online.

Presenters:

Keynote:
Robert Bowman, Jr.: Institute for Religious Research

Plenary:
Dr. Angus Menuge: Concordia University Wisconsin
Dr. Corey Olsen, aka “The Tolkien Professor”: Washington College

Workshops:
Dr. Bernard Bull: Concordia University Wisconsin
Mr. Robert Velarde: Author
Mary Jo Sharp: Confident Christianity
Mr. Anthony Horvath: Athanatos Christian Ministries
The 1st Prize winner of ACM’s 2010 Christian writing contest

Early Bird Registration Special: $30!
Click here to Register
(Early Bird Special expires March 15th)

Discounts available to Christian authors, publishers, publicists, literary agents, etc, as well as for group registrations.
Please email ACM representative Robert Cely for information.
Students may register for $25 using this link.


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2/14/10

Prove “god”

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2/1/10

Odd Objections to Miracles

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