A Pretend “War Against Christianity”

December 28, 2013

Recently Bill O’Reilly interviewed Southern Baptist megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress about the alleged “War on Christmas” and “War on Christianity.” Jeffress said: [T]he war on Christmas is real, but, Bill, it’s a part of a larger war against Christianity that’s being waged around the world. And, yeah it’s true, we. . . Continue »

Video: Christianity: Good or Bad for Mankind? — Dinesh D’Souza vs. Andrew Bernstein

February 14, 2013

For the first time ever, a top Objectivist intellectual, Andrew Bernstein, debates a top Christian apologist, Dinesh D’Souza. “New Atheists,” such as Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, and Michael Shermer, have debated Mr. D’Souza in the past, but their critiques of Christianity have been based on skepticism, subjectivism, relativism. Dr. Bernstein’s. . . Continue »


PJ Media’s Walter Hudson Previews Bernstein-D’Souza Debate on Christianity

February 8, 2013

Writing for PJ Media, Walter Hudson, a Christian, offers a good summary of key differences between Christianity and Objectivism, the secular philosophy of Ayn Rand. Hudson previews topics likely to be debated tonight in Austin, Texas, when Christian Dinesh D’Souza and Objectivist Andrew Bernstein square off over the question, “Christianity:. . . Continue »

Prometheus and the Black Goo of Altruism

July 2, 2012

Although Ridley Scott’s film Prometheus is an incoherent mess, it does feature an obvious theme. It glorifies altruism, selfless sacrifice to others. Children’s author and blogger Adrian Bott explains what’s going on in the opening of the film: Let’s begin with the eponymous titan himself, Prometheus. He was a wise. . . Continue »

Jesus on Family Values and Self-Love

September 2, 2006

“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:26) Offer this as “grace” at a dinner table full of Christians. It makes for interesting conversation.


God’s Word Cast in Plastic

July 17, 2006

If you want a good laugh—at the expense of a bad book—check out the work of Brendan Powell Smith at Smith explains the project and its beginnings in the introduction to his first book, The Brick Testament: Stories from the Book of Genesis: There I was enjoying a leisurely. . . Continue »