On this program, Michael Horton talks with Michael Shermer, editor of Skeptic magazine and author of numerous books including, Why People Believe Weird Things, Why Darwin Matters, and most recently The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths. The conversation centers on Shermer’s new book, and why he believes his skeptical and agnostic worldview presents a better explanation for the universe than the claims of the Christian faith. Following the interview, Michael Horton talks with Dean L. Overman, author of The Case Against Accident & Self Organization, about the mathematical improbability of life forming by chance.


Skepticism, Agnosticism & Atheism
M.Z. Hemingway
The Challenge of the New Atheism
Adam Francisco
Belief in an Age of Skepticism
An interview with Tim Keller
WHI Discussion Group Questions
PDF Document


The Believing Brain
Michael Shermer
Holman QuickSource Guide to Apologetics
Doug Powell
The Case Against Accident & Self Organization
Dean L. Overman


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