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VOLUME 11

THE BEST CURRENT SCIENTIFIC
EVIDENCE FOR GOD:
GUTH,
CRAIG, VILENKIN, AND CARROLL ON
THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE


FLIRTING WITH UNIVERSALISM,
RESOLVING THE PROBLEM OF
AN ETERNAL HELL


THE ATHEIST PRAYER EXPERIMENT

AN ATHEIST’S ENCOUNTER WITH GOD



VOLUME 10

A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY EAST,
WITH AN UNEXPECTED TURN


EINSTEIN’S RELIGION: WHY HAVE THE
GREATEST SCIENTISTS BELIEVED IN GOD?


DAWKINS/LENNOX DEBATE CRITIQUED

ROSS/STENGER DEBATE CRITIQUED



VOLUME 9


THE CASE FOR FAITH BY LEE STROBEL:
A Critique and Debate, Full PDF


THE PROBLEM OF EVIL:
Part 1 of Doland/Jensen Debate


RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE AS EVIDENCE:
Part 2 of Doland/Jensen Debate


DOES GOD CONDEMN HONEST UNBELIEVERS:
Part 3 of Doland/Jensen Debate




VOLUME 8

THE 36TH GOD: GYALSANG’S STORY,
THE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY OF
A SHERPA TIBETAN BUDDHIST

SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR A DESIGNER
OF THE UNIVERSE: REASON #33 (OF 123)

LIVING TO DIE

NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE, THE DARK SIDE

JIM MORRISON’S GRAVE: A STREAM OF
CONSCIOUSNESS MEDITATION ON THE
FOLLY OF DEAD-ROCK-STAR WORSHIP



VOLUME 7

EVIL CHRISTIANS, A DIALOGUE

TOOLEY/CRAIG DEBATE
(with discussion or commentary following. Note: plus (+) indicates arguments for
theism or Christianity; minus (-) indicates against)

  • Part 1: Cosmological Argument (+)
  • Science, Magic, and Miracles
  • Part 2: Is Theism or Naturalism a Simpler Explanation? Discussion with Swinburne and Tooley (-/+)
  • Part 3: God's Hiddenness (-) and the Problem of Hell (-)
  • Part 4: Religious Experience Argument (+)
  • Part 5: The Default Argument (-)
  • Part 6: The Argument from Objective Moral Values (+)
  • Part 7: The Argument from Minds (-)
  • Part 8: The Fine-Tuning Argument (+)
  • Part 9: The Argument from Evil (-)
  • Part 10: The Argument for Jesus' Resurrection (+)
  • Part 11: The Case against Christianity (-)

NOT LOOKING FOR GOD: A NEW AGE JOURNEY



VOLUME 6

DEBATE WITH ANTONY FLEW:
“DIVINE JUSTICE?” IS BELIEF IN
AN ETERNAL HELL THE DEATH-BLOW
TO CHRISTIANITY?

"Would we have an obligation to
commit our lives to God if we
believe God does exist?"

"Can we live without God"



VOLUME 5

BETWEEN THE EARTH AND MOON:
A NATIVE MEXICAN SHAMAN
RETURNS FROM THE DEAD . . .
TO TELL WHAT HE SAW

GOD AND EVIL: LETTER TO AN OLD COLLEGE PROF

EINSTEIN AND THE CHURCH

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE, or
THE DEVOLUTION OF AN IDEA

“WHY I AM NOT A CHRISTIAN”



VOLUME 4

BERTRAND RUSSELL MEETS HIS MAKER:
QUOTES FROM THE FAMOUS AGNOSTIC
SHOW HOW SUCH AN ENCOUNTER MIGHT APPEAR.

ASTRAL PROJECTION: A NEW AGE LEADER’S
ENCOUNTER WITH TERROR

RICHARD DAWKINS: INTERVIEW:
“DID DARWIN MAKE THE WORLD
SAFE FOR ATHEISM?”

THE ARGUMENT AGAINST NATURALISM
FROM HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS



VOLUME 3

THE HISTORICAL EVIDENCE
THAT JESUS IS THE MESSIAH:

THE RESURRECTION EVIDENCE

DANIEL’S PROPHECY OF THE SEVENTY WEEKS

OTHER MESSIANIC PROPHECY

DEBATE: TRADITIONAL JEWISH
AND MESSIANIC JEWISH DEBATE:
IS JESUS THE JEWISH MESSIAH

CAN ANYONE BELIEVE IN GOD
AFTER THE HOLOCAUST?


RESCUERS IN THE HOLOCAUST:
DID RELIGIOUS BELIEF MAKE A DIFFERENCE?




VOLUME 2

WHEN MUSLIMS CALL ON ALLAH:
TRUE LIFE STORIES BUT UNEXPECTED ENDINGS.

A LEADING MUSLIM SCHOLAR
DEBATES CHRISTIANITY
  • Should We Just Seek God for the Truth?
  • Does the Qur'an Confirm the New Testament? Part 1
  • Hebrew Prophecies of a Dying Messiah?
  • Can God Accept Us without Atonement?
  • Evidence that the Qur'an does not deny Isa's death or resurrection
  • Miller's argument that the New Testament does not affirm Jesus' deity.
  • Faith
  • The Quran's view of the New Testament: Miller's response
  • The evidence for Islam
  • Miller's disproof of the Bible as revelation
  • Persuasion by the sword?
  • The problem of the wars of Islam
  • "Jesus, the only way to God," Miller's response
  • Miller's argument against Jesus' death and resurrection

THE EVIDENCE FOR ISA’S (JESUS’)
DEATH AND RESURRECTION
(With special consideration of Muslim objections)



VOLUME 1

ULTIMATE ENCOUNTER; A SPIRITUAL
JOURNEY OF A MASTER OF
MYSTICISM AND THE OCCULT

TIBETAN BUDDHISM:
AN INTERVIEW WITH ROBIN KORMAN

A BUDDHIST CRITIQUE OF THEISM
AND RESPONSE

WORLD VIEW DIALOGUE

“THE EAST, NO EXIT” A REVIEW OF
A CHAPTER FROM
THE DUST OF DEATH
BY OS GUINNESS

A GOD SEEKER IN ETHIOPIA: WARRASA WANGE’S STORY


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