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Existence of God

'I Struggled With Faith After Witnessing Death'

| Posted 02.04.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

When It Comes to Anti-Evolution Arguments, Americans Need to Be More Cynical

Jason Rosenhouse | Posted 05.10.2012 | Science
Jason Rosenhouse

Creationists, however, are perfectly happy to hold forth on a wide variety of subjects, including physics, biology, paleontology, genetics, anatomy and others. People study for years to become experts in any one of these disciplines, but this does not deter creationists in the slightest.

The Moral Argument For The Existence Of God

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

The best explanation for the existence of objective morality is that it is consciously built in to the process of creation itself.

God Does Not Exist...

Pierre Whalon | Posted 04.25.2012 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

Call this the logic of divine being. Now, this is no proof for God. But it does set up the terms within which conversation about God should take place.

Is God Overrated (And How Could We Know Anyway)?

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

But I still say that there is no technical proof that God exists, nor any proof that he doesn't exist. As we know from various religious people: just because you feel passionately about something, it doesn't mean you're right.

Anger At God Is Good for Atheists And Believers Alike

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Self-declared atheists not only report getting angry at God, but report higher levels of anger than that experienced by believers. How does that work? Why bother being angry at something which one doesn't believe even exists?

Can The Existence Of God Ever Be Proven?

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

No doubt the debates about the existence of God will continue, and we can enjoy the spectacle, but I suspect that no amount of clever verbal exchange will do anything to convince anyone either way.

Why Does God Hide?

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

Why wouldn't this creator, in order to silence disbelievers and recruit more faithful, simply appear on the White House lawn, announce his presence, and miraculously end all war, hunger, and disease?

Is Stephen Hawking Right About God?

Philip Clayton, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Clayton, Ph.D.

Recent developments in science do make conclusions about God more difficult. But do they really render the God hypothesis superfluous?

10 Wrong Questions and False Arguments That Frame Our Thinking About Religion

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ian Gurvitz

Lose the Gods, heavens, angels, and miracles, and resurrect religion as an activity of connecting with that part of us that is not us but lives in us, or flows though us.

The Certainty of Belief

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Earl Pomerantz

I'm not a believer. Sometimes, I wish I were. I envy the comfort and community believers share. Maher will have none of it. He derides the religious people's certainty as an adherence to a dogma entirely lacking in verifiable evidence.

A Church For People Like Us

Norman Lear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Norman Lear

Ever since I smoked my first good cigar, I have felt that if there were no other reason to believe in God, Havana leaf would suffice. I've had similar epiphanies while biting into a ripe peach.

Book Review: '36 Arguments for the Existence of God'

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

"36 Arguments for the Existence of God" is an intriguingly structured work, tricky but also very traditional; a book that tries to make a serious argument but also tells a captivating story.