Pantheism: Not Just “Sexed-Up Atheism” Anymore

Are you bored of the endless debate between evolutionists and creationists, theists and atheists? Not sure which is more ridiculous: Hollywood’s War on Religion or Hollywood’s War on Unbelievers? Did the whole “Ham on Nye” charade leave you shaking your head, wondering how we got into this dichotomous theological mess and what a third voice wouldContinue reading “Pantheism: Not Just “Sexed-Up Atheism” Anymore”

Hobby Lobby, Big Bang, and the Problem of Empirical Overstretch

Oklahoma is one of those places that likes to call itself a “crossroads of America.” Judging by how often my blog entries on matters of church and state veer in their direction, I’m beginning to think they are right. It seems that Mustang, Oklahoma is about to become the first public school district to welcomeContinue reading “Hobby Lobby, Big Bang, and the Problem of Empirical Overstretch”

What to Make of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (aside from the obvious: Dinner) — Part 1 of 2

I was recently trading Facebook comments about the controversy in Oklahoma over a statue that a group called Satanic Temple wants to place at the statehouse along with the existing Ten Commandments. It is an interesting case, a bit more colorful than the typical church-and-state brouhaha. Of course, there is the usual debate about whetherContinue reading “What to Make of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (aside from the obvious: Dinner) — Part 1 of 2”