Here you can find links to some of my previous writings in other venues, organized roughly by topic.
Note: I wouldn’t agree with everything I argue in these posts; they were very much the work of a particular time and place. I’m just collecting them here as a record of my past work.
Another look at the swoon theory, Part I
Another look at the swoon theory, Part II
Jesus Traditions and Popular Mythology in the Roman Empire
Why historical Jesus research is not a waste of time
Eyewitness Control of the Gospel Tradition: A Game of Whack-a-Mole?
On “Doubting Jesus’ Resurrection”
Reported miracles: an important clarification
Too many Jesuses?
Great expectations: the importance of genre for NT criticism
Bloodline: fact or fiction?
Dutch Radical Criticism, Part 1: An introduction to their views
Dutch Radical Criticism, Part 2: The verdict of Schweitzer
A Defense of Richard Bauckham’s Philosophy of Testimony, Part 1
A Defense of Richard Bauckham’s Philosophy of Testimony, Part 2
Literary invention or lived experience?
Philosophy of Religion
There is no presumption of atheism
The ‘objective’ morality of P.Z. Myers
More on the moral argument
Religion, Evil and Idolatry
Video games and the problem of evil
Rethinking the problem of evil
Several bad reasons to dismiss fine-tuning
Ten (bad) reasons not to believe in God, part 1
Ten (bad) reasons not to believe in God, part 2
Ten (bad) reasons not to believe in God, part 3
Is the Universe too big and old to be a creation of the Christian God?
If God creates, is everything permitted?
How not to do apologetics
Conflict in science and theology: an analysis and critique, part 1
Knowing God (and anyone else for that matter)
The virtue of obstinacy in belief
Atheism: the view from nowhere? (my first post on the CADRE blog!)
These posts in particular were highly speculative, written in an outburst of creativity unrestrained by careful analysis (see my final ‘Mea Culpa’ post), but I think they’re still interesting to look back on, and still contain some interesting ideas
God, the perfectionist
Christ our Righteousness
On the meaning of Old Testament sacrifice
Christ the Antidote
The Biblical Revelation of the Cross, Part 1
Some clarifications on ‘The Biblical Revelation of the Cross, Part 1’
By his wounds we are healed: vicarious atonement in the Church Fathers
Because of the hardness of our hearts: some thoughts on retributive justice
The sheep and the goats: why there are only two final destinies in the Bible
Apparitions, Healings and Weeping Madonnas by Lisa J. Schwebel
The Last Superstition by Edward Feser
Natural Signs and the Knowledge of God by C. Stephen Evans
The Resurrection of the Messiah by Christopher Bryan
Gospel Mysteries by Darek Barefoot
Setting the record straight: the psychology of one ‘true believer’
A CleanFlicks world?
What is Christianity?
Christianity and survivalism: some thoughts
Write an atheistic bestseller (and disprove the existence of God while you’re at it!) in eight easy steps
SBL: The root of all evil?