Why Doesn’t God Need a Creator

Al Serrato, Apologetics, Atheism, Christianity, creator, Kalam, Philosophy of Science, Skeptic, Theology and Christian Apologetics
By Al Serrato Christians believe that God is an infinite being who has always existed. But what “evidence” can the theist put forth in support of this claim? This is a common challenge raised by the skeptic. When a person asks for “evidence,” the usual response is to look for things like witness statements, or documents or fingerprints left at a scene. Since no one has “evidence” relating to things outside our universe, or to a being who preceded the Big Bang, it’s a safe bet, they think, that the Christian apologist can’t come up with any “evidence.” Or is it? Teasing out the unspoken premise in the question highlights what is at play: the challenger assumes that it is only through physical or testimonial “evidence” that we can know…
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Meyer: Theistic Implications of the Multiverse

aliens, Atheism, cosmology, creator, digital code, DNA, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Faith & Science, Fine-Tuner, Intelligent Design, Marvel Studios, Marvel Universe, materialism, multiverse, Ockham’s razor, One-Above-All, parallel universes, Physics, Earth & Space, popular culture, Return of the God Hypothesis, scientific atheism, scientists, The Daily Wire, The Presence
"As for the Multiverse, even sci-fi writers now recognize that if such a thing exists, it would still require an ultimate Creator." Source
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Can Evidence of a Creator Bring Hope?

blood-clotting system, Books, Center for Science & Culture, creator, despair, Discovery Institute, educational outreach, Evolution, Faith & Science, government, hope, Intelligent Design, John Castino, media, Michael Behe, Minnesota Twins, Pope Benedict, PragerU, prisoners, Return of the God Hypothesis, Rookie of the Year, Stephen Meyer, universities, Videos
John Castino's life spiraled out of control. His faith in God was based on his feelings, and so when times turned bad, he lost his faith. Source
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Reviewing Sapiens: An Evolutionary Deconstruction of Human Rights

animism, atheists, creator, Culture & Ethics, David Klinghoffer, Declaration of Independence, elites, equality, ethics, Evolution, freedom, Hammurabi, Homo sapiens, human rights, monotheism, morality, myths, polytheism, religion, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, social order, Thomas Jefferson, truth, Voltaire, Yuval Noah Harari
Yuval Noah Harari deconstructs the most famous line from the Declaration of Independence. Source
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Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig: An Intelligent Design Pioneer

angiosperms, Cambrian Explosion, carnivorous plants, Charles Darwin, convergence, creator, Darwinists, Diether Sperlich, Free University, genetics, Gestalt, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, Karl von Goebel, Köln, Life Sciences, logos, Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, Marcos Eberlin, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Mexico, Michael Behe, mousetrap, Neo-Darwinism, paleontology, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Theo Eckhardt, United States, University of Bonn, Utricularia, Wilhelm Troll, Wistar Symposium, Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig, zoology
Darwinism sounds superficially plausible until one looks at real plants and animals with their irreducibly complex details. Source
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When Scientists Make Truth Claims Outside Science

Alexander Oparin, Alfred Russel Wallace, Baden Powell, Carl Sagan, Charles Darwin, clockmaker, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, creator, David Hume, Erasmus Darwin, Evolution, evolutionists, Francisco Ayala, Gottfried Leibniz, Immanuel Kant, Isaac Newton, John Ray, Joseph Le Conte, Kenneth Miller, mosquitos, religion, Robert Chambers, scientists, Stephen Jay Gould, theology, Thomas Burnet, universe
Here is a small, representative sampling of such claims over the past three centuries. These claims are not from science, but they drive science. Source
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Is Fine-Tuning “More Extreme” in Biology or Cosmology?

biology, career destruction, censors, censorship, Chemistry, cosmology, creator, Darwinists, Douglas Axe, fine-tuning, Intelligent Design, John Stonestreet, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Michael Denton, molecular machines, Ola Hössjer, physics, Physics, Earth & Space, rebuttal, reputation, Return of the God Hypothesis, specified complexity, Steinar Thorvaldsen, Stephen Meyer, The Miracle of the Cell, water, William Dembski
As authors Thorvaldsen and Hössjer say, “Biology is inherently more complicated than the large-scale universe and so fine-tuning is even more a feature.” Source
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