Professor SJ Thomason on Richard Carrier’s Honesty Problem

“Historian” Richard Carrier is not respected by most of his fellow historians, and there’s a reason. As Professor Thomason notes, the man simply isn’t honest to the historical record, and has a huge credibility problem with anyone who isn’t already an ideologically committed Atheist and anti-Christian.

Professor SJ Thomason’s original article: https://christianapologistweb.wordpre…
Pseudohistorian Richard Carrier’s easily debunked “expert analysis”: https://www.richardcarrier.info/archi…
Professor Thomason’s response to Carrier’s nonsense and provable lies here: https://christianapologistweb.wordpre…
Escaping Atheism’s pages on historian Borden Painter: https://escapingatheism.com/?s=borden…

A Christian Defense against Atheism

by SJ Thomason

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been active on social media. In that time, I’ve discovered that many atheists are active on social media as well and they often target me for my views on Christianity. I’ve learned much about many of their views, so this article offers some arguments to present my views in the context of theirs.Christ appearing before a man - Christian Defense Against Atheism

One discovery I’ve made is that many want “evidence” for my faith in Christianity. They don’t want to hear that many of the two billion Christians in the world have strong personal testimonies. This “anecdotal” evidence, even when considered collectively, is not enough. I told them that I could collect testimonies from a thousand people in my church to create an empirical study using subjective content analysis, which would analyze themes and patterns. They reply that they need physical evidence. Of course, they know that I can’t produce physical evidence of the metaphysical.

The Physical Sciences

Atheists often turn to science, yet not to all sciences…   Read more on Professor Thomason’s blog: https://sjthomason.wordpress.com/2016/12/22/a-christian-defense-against-atheism/

Professor Stephanie SJ Thomason’s Atheist Encounters

Join Max Kolbe and Professor Stephanie SJ Thomason for a discussion on atheism. Topics include Professor Thomason and essays to leading online atheists, including concepts of Hell in Christianity, traditional role of theism in Buddhism, Jesus myths, .

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