Evidence Considered: A Response to Evidence for God

This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book Evidence Considered: A Response to Evidence for God.

Evidence for God is a book edited by William Dembski and Michael Licona that presents fifty arguments for faith from the Bible, history, philosophy, and science. In this excerpt, I respond to the twenty-seventh chapter by Paul L. Maier entitled: “Did Jesus Really Exist?” This is one of the chapters in the section of the book on the question of Jesus. The endnotes have been removed, and where possible replaced with hyperlinks.

The book now turns to the question of Jesus, switching from deism…


This is a second excerpt from the forthcoming book called Evidence Considered: A Response to Evidence for God.

Evidence for God is a book edited by William Dembski and Michael Licona that presents fifty arguments for faith from the Bible, history, philosophy, and science. In this excerpt, I respond to the twenty-first chapter by Richard Spencer entitled: “Intelligent, Optimal, and Divine Design.” This is one of the chapters in the science section of the book. The endnotes have been removed.

Book cover for Evidence Considered

Is intelligent design always optimal? …


This is an excerpt of the forthcoming book, Evidence Considered: A Response to Evidence for God. Evidence for God is a book edited by William Dembski and Michael Licona that presents fifty arguments for faith from the Bible, history, philosophy, and science. This chapter responds to an essay by Gary Habermas entitled: “Near-Death Experiences: Evidence for an Afterlife?” The endnotes have been removed.

Habermas discusses accounts of near-death experiences, stating that they have been reported throughout history. He mentions reports with “claims of floating above one’s dying body, traveling down a dark tunnel, encountering or even being welcomed by a…


This is an excerpt from the Introduction of Evidence Considered: A Response to Evidence for God. Over the coming weeks, I will be posting a few sample chapters, building up to the release of the full book.

Book Cover

I was a Christian for more than three decades. I had the usual questions and experiences but held fast through them all. The feeling of struggling to understand the Bible or of feeling like your prayers go nowhere is somewhat familiar to Christians, I think. But I held on because I believed that there was convincing evidence for the claims of the Bible…

Glenton Jelbert

On Sabbatical to do some writing on atheism and religion. glentonjelbert.com. Bio: PhD physics (Cambridge), Post doc (Singapore), VP Engineering (California).

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