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Knights of Contention: Challenges Apologetics Can’t Answer

Tonight, Feb 22nd, at 9:30 p.m. CST we will host our next semi-regular “Knights of Contention” online discussion using voice, video, and chat.

The Opening Topic:  The 5 Challenges Apologetics Can’t Answer.

Due to the wide scope, this conversation can go anywhere.  I have summarized the 5 challenges below with links to each of the 3 parts in which I have detailed them.

To learn more about the “Knights of Contention” click here.

Direct link to the discussion:  http://connectpro58388802.na5.acrobat.com/knightcon/

5 Challenges, with summaries

What they all have in common:  the belief, or acting as though one believes, that Christianity … continue reading...

PZ Myers Should be Fired for Labeling Aborted Babies as ‘Meat’: A Debate

Tomorrow night, Tuesday Feb 1st, for our next Knights of Contention, we will debate the following proposition:  PZ Myers Should be Fired!

[The debate is over.]

His latest incendiary remarks involve dismissing unborn children (he calls them fetuses) as mere ‘meat’ that practical, scientific minded individuals are indifferent to.   He also made news for his over the top, foaming at the mouth mockery of the Catholic faith regarding the elements of the eucharist smuggled out by what appeared to be a budding atheist activist.   PZ Myer’s frequently visited blog is permeated with crude, rude, crass and sometimes positively fascistic ravings.   … continue reading...

Tonight’s Knights of Contention: Are Lutherans Christian? What about Catholics, Baptists, and Cats?

Tonight, Nov. 9 2010, I’ll be hosting our third “Knights of Contention” real time streaming audio/visual debate.  Direct link to the ‘debate hall.’

There is no requirement that you actually speak.  You will want speakers to hear any conversation.   You will want a microphone if you want to dialog via voice.  A webcam is ok, too, but not required.

Tonight’s topic:  Just what is a Christian?  Are Lutherans Christian?  Are Catholics Christian?  What about Baptists, atheists, Mormons, or cats?

This will be the initial topic but its pretty fluid and informal and who knows where we’ll end up.

Previous Knights … continue reading...

Knights of Contention, Episode 3

Not too long ago, I began hosting what I hope will be bi-weekly open discussions via chat/voice.  Another one is coming up.  Tuesday, Nov 9th, at 9:30 p.m. CST.

The topic has not yet been decided.  Last time we debated whether or not we should exterminate the human race.  And if that would be wrong.  heh heh

Here is the direct link to the conference ‘room’ where the conversation will take place.  I’ll be in there in the evening to help people with technical problems and the like.  Direct Link:  Knights of Contention

If you want a reminder, drop a … continue reading...