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Links Mentioned on the 6/18/13 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Apologetics | STR | June 18, 2013

Links Mentioned on the 6/04/13 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Science | STR | June 4, 2013

Materialism Can't Explain Our World

In an article titled “The Heretic,” Andrew Ferguson tells the story of how and why atheist Thomas Nagel’s book Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False upset materialists who believe that most of what we experience in life is an illusion. Colors, sounds, our sense of self, free will, morals—all illusions. We’re just “molecules in motion,” “nothing but a pack of neurons.”

Blog Post | Philosophy | Amy K. Hall | March 20, 2013

Challenge: Your Creation Story Is Just Another Myth

This week's challenge is a graphic (click on it to get a closer view). Your friend posts this on your Facebook page...what do you say? How can you turn this into a good conversation? What points is this graphic intended to make? How would you counter those points? Leave your ideas in the comments below, and then check back on Thursday to see Alan's response. [View Alan's video response.]

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | February 12, 2013

Plantinga Reviews Mind and Cosmos

The New Republic has published an excellent review of atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel’s book, Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False, by Alvin Plantinga. Here are excerpts from the review listing the four areas where Nagel objects to materialist naturalism as being reasonable:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | November 27, 2012

How Old Is the Earth?

R.C. Sproul of Ligonier Ministries explains how he approaches this question:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | May 16, 2012

Does Analytic Thinking Decrease Religious Belief?

A University of British Columbia study just rel

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | April 27, 2012

Christianity As Science-Starter: Newton

Nancy Pearcey gives yet another example in Saving Leonardo of how the Christian worldview led to the rise of science:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 28, 2012

Christianity As Science-Starter: Galileo

Continuing from Wednesday's post, here's what Nancy Pearcey had to say in Saving Leonardo about the effect the Christian worldview had on Galileo's scientific advances:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 27, 2012

Christianity As Science-Starter: Kepler

In Nancy Pearcey’s excellent book, Saving Leonardo, she explains why Greek thought didn't create modern science:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | January 25, 2012