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#1 Justin

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 10:27 AM

Aside from Talkorigins, which is great, what are some other great sites that are dedicated to thumping apologists arguments in depth?
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"I recall the story of the philosopher and the theologian. The two were engaged in disputation and the theologian used the old quip about a philosopher resembling a blind man, in a dark room, looking for a black cat -- which wasn't there. "That may be," said the philosopher: "but a theologian would have found it." Julian Huxley

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 01:28 AM

Not directly dedicated to destroying apologist crap, but www.jesusneverexisted.com has a wealth of articles on pretty much everything regarding the jebus cult, including US morontheism and the cultists' obsession with sexuality.

Plus the sarcastic style of the articles is priceless :fdevil:
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Posted 09 August 2008 - 10:54 PM

darrellwconder.com
Agnostic Review of Christianity
Biblical Nonsense
No Answers in Genesis!
ministerturnsatheist.blogspot.com
Jesus Myth - The Case Against Historical Christ
Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth
Solar Mythology and the Bible
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#4 Justin

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 05:23 PM

Thanks guys.
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"I recall the story of the philosopher and the theologian. The two were engaged in disputation and the theologian used the old quip about a philosopher resembling a blind man, in a dark room, looking for a black cat -- which wasn't there. "That may be," said the philosopher: "but a theologian would have found it." Julian Huxley

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 09:00 AM

Hi Justin.

If you're interested in a more in-depth discussion than you can find online, you might take a look at the book "Jesus is Dead" by Robert M. Price. In it he takes on the apologetic arguments (one by one) of Gary Habermas, N.T. Wright, A.J.M. Wedderburn, William Lane Craig, James Patrick Holding, and Glenn Miller.

Since the gospel story is basically a fictional account, even the most convincing sounding christian argument has flaws in it if you look deep enough.
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Posted 18 August 2008 - 11:05 AM

Hi Justin.

If you're interested in a more in-depth discussion than you can find online, you might take a look at the book "Jesus is Dead" by Robert M. Price. In it he takes on the apologetic arguments (one by one) of Gary Habermas, N.T. Wright, A.J.M. Wedderburn, William Lane Craig, James Patrick Holding, and Glenn Miller.

Since the gospel story is basically a fictional account, even the most convincing sounding christian argument has flaws in it if you look deep enough.


Thanks Mythra. I shall check that book out.
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"I recall the story of the philosopher and the theologian. The two were engaged in disputation and the theologian used the old quip about a philosopher resembling a blind man, in a dark room, looking for a black cat -- which wasn't there. "That may be," said the philosopher: "but a theologian would have found it." Julian Huxley

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 01:52 PM

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 02:20 PM

Iron Chariots Wiki: http://wiki.ironchar...title=Main_Page


Look under their Starting Point section:

For those who prefer to browse, we've divided articles into a number of categories to provide convenient starting points:

* Arguments
* Christian apologists
* Atheists

You can also browse the entire category structure starting at the top.


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#9 Justin

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Posted 25 August 2008 - 07:19 PM

Thanks ya'll.
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"I recall the story of the philosopher and the theologian. The two were engaged in disputation and the theologian used the old quip about a philosopher resembling a blind man, in a dark room, looking for a black cat -- which wasn't there. "That may be," said the philosopher: "but a theologian would have found it." Julian Huxley

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Posted 27 September 2008 - 02:23 PM

I find that the best way to refute apologetics arguments is to read up on logical fallacies, and how to identify them
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