RIP: God?

Some atheists claim that science has buried God by proving he doesn’t exist, or at least by making him irrelevant. Stephen Hawking stated in a 2010 interview, for example, that science can explain the universe without the need for a Creator. So, is science God’s undertaker? Let’s think it through. Setting boundaries Since science is an empirical discipline, it can …

How to Refute the ‘Religion is Violent’ Myth

If you could wave a magic wand to get rid of either rape or religion, which would you choose? Popular atheist Sam Harris would choose religion. In a 2006 interview he argued, “more people are dying as a result of our religious myths than as a result of any other ideology.” This is a common charge among many New Atheists. They think …

Doesn’t Hell Make God an Unjust Tyrant?

For many people, the Catholic doctrine of hell serves as an obstacle to belief in God. They think an all-good God wouldn’t allow someone he loves to experience everlasting torment. And they think the permanent nature of hell’s punishment is incompatible with a just God. A recent caller on Catholic Answers Live asked, “Given that we have a finite life with limited …

Arguing for God from Math and Intelligence

What is the fine tuning argument? What are its limits? Can human intelligence be a starting  point for reasoning to God’s existence? Check out this video clip from a previous edition of Catholic Answers Live for my answers. http://karlobroussard.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Arguing-For-God-From-Math-and-Intelligence.mp3 Audio Download