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"Learn How (Not) To Doubt,"
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"Just War in an Age of Terror? Issues and Options in Theological Ethics"
Philosophia Christi 16/1 (2016): 101-109.
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"Making Sense of the God of the Old Testament,"
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Kalam Cosmological Argument - Philosophical Arguments for the Finitude of the Past    Kalam Cosmological Argument - Scientific Evidence for the Beginning of the Universe

Quoted in the Daily Beast: "Is There a Christian Double Standard on Religious Violence?" Link

"'Prove-me que Deus existe':
Esclarecendo o ateísmo, o agnosticismo e outros assuntos" Link

Original article: Paul Copan, "Prove to me that God Exists: Getting Clear on Atheism, Agnosticism, and a Few Others Matters" Published by Houston Baptist University. Posted with permission. Portuguese translation by Reginaldo Castro.

"Just War in an Age of Terror? Issues and Options in Theological Ethics." Philosophia Christi 16/1 (2016): 101-109
This article was published as one of several essays by Christian scholars debating the place of just war versus pacifism in an age of terror. Posted by permission of Philosophia Christi.
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"Prove to Me That God Exists: Getting Clear on Atheism, Agnosticism, and a Few Other Matters,"
in the Winter 2015 issue of The City (a publication of Houston Baptist University). Other leading scholars have contributed to this special issue on Atheism
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Posted by permission. This article originally appeared on PreachingToday.com (2015) as a series entitled "R-Rated," which contains “sermons and skills articles” which are resources for Christian pastors and teachers:
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"Paul Copan on winning hearts, not arguments"
Q&A | A Christian philosophy professor talks about the real purpose of apologetics, by Warren Cole Smith
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Paul Copan, "Grounding Human Rights: Naturalism’s Failure and Biblical Theism's Success."
Taken from Angus J.L. Menuge, ed., Legitimizing Human Rights: Secular and Religious Perspectives. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013.
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Paul Copan, "Ethics Needs God."
Taken from Debating Christian Theism. Edited by J.P. Moreland, Chad V. Meister, and Khaldoun Sweis.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
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"Making Sense of Old Testament Violence."
How to understand a good (not safe) God
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"On Biblical Ethics: An Interview with Paul Copan."
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"Paul Copan on winning hearts, not arguments"
A Christian philosophy professor talks about the real purpose of apologetics, by Warren Cole Smith
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"Hume and the Moral Argument." In Defense of Natural Theology: A Post-Humean Assessment, eds. James F. Sennett and Douglas Groothuis. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005.
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"'My Genes Made Me Do It’: Is Ethics Based on Biological Evolution?"
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"'The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number'? Assessing Utilitarianism"
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"‘It’s All Relative’ and Other Such Absolute Statements: Assessing Relativism"
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"Is It Wrong To Believe Without Evidence?"
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"Atheism and the Burden of Proof"
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"Did the New Testament Writers Misquote the Old Testament?"
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"Why the World Is Not Religiously Ambiguous"in a newly published book edited by Robert Stewart, Can Only One Religion Be True?
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"If God's Creation Was 'Very Good,' How Could Evil Arise?"
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"Is Religious Belief Just a Brain Function?"
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"A Roundtable Discussion with Michael Licona on the Resurrection of Jesus," Southeastern Theological Review 3/1 (2012). Posted by permission.
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"Is the Old Testament God Evil?"
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"Is God Just a Psychological Crutch for the Weak?"
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"Evil and Justice" – a talk given at Boston College Law School (March 19, 2012)?
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If God Made the Universe, Who Made God?
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Questioning Presuppositionalism
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Is Naturalism a Simpler Explanation Than Theism?
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Why Is the New Testament Silent on Slavery — or Is It?
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Does the Old Testament Endorse Slavery (Part 2)?
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Does the Old Testament Endorse Slavery?
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Hateful Vindictive Psalms?  Interpreting the Imprecatory Psalms
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What the Bible Doesn't Say About Sex
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“How Could God Command the Killing of the Canaanites?”
Enrichment Journal (Fall 2010): 138-43.
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(With William Lane Craig), “Trajectories in Philosophy and Apologetics”
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“Are Old Testament Laws Evil?" from God Is Great, God Is Good: Why Believing in God Is Reasonable and Responsible, eds. William Lane Craig and Chad V. Meister. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009. Posted by permission. Acrobat PDF PDF
“Is God Arrogant and Egotistical?”
Chapel message at Columbia International University, Columbia, SC, April 2009
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“If You Cannot Scientifically Prove Your Belief, Is It Meaningless?”
Enrichment Journal (Spring 2010).
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“The Christian and Homosexuality”
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“Does Religion Originate in the Brain?”
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“Yahweh Wars and the Canaanites: Divinely-Mandated Genocide or Corporate Capital Punishment?”
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“Is the Trinity a Logical Blunder? God as Three and One.” Published in Paul Copan and William Lane Craig, eds., Contending with Christianity’s Critics: Answering the New Atheists and Other Objectors. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2009. Posted by permission. Acrobat PDF PDF
“Did God Become a Jew? A Defense of the Incarnation.” Published in Paul Copan and William Lane Craig, eds., Contending with Christianity’s Critics: Answering the New Atheists and Other Objectors. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2009. Posted by permission. Acrobat PDF PDF
“What's Wrong With Gay Marriage?” Chapter 10 of Paul Copan's new book When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics. Posted by permission of Baker Books, copyright © 2008.
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“How Do You Know You're Not Wrong?” A Response to Skepticism. This essay was published in the Oct.-Dec. 2008 issue of Engage Journal (India). Acrobat PDF PDF
“Following a Unique Christ in a Pluralistic Society”
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“God—The Best Explanation” taken from Loving Wisdom: Christian Philosophy of Religion Acrobat PDF PDF
“Comments and Questions on Evil and the Justice of God” A Friendly Response to N. T. Wright
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“Rediscovering Apologetics”
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“God, Naturalism, and the Foundations of Morality,” in The Future of Atheism: Alister McGrath and Daniel Dennett in Dialogue, ed. Robert Stewart. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008.
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Why Science Can’t Explain Morality a book review of The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule, by Michael Shermer.
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“Is Yahweh a Moral Monster? The New Atheists and Old Testament Ethics” Philosophia Christ New Series 10 (2008): 7-27. Posted with permission from Philosophia Christi.
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Apologist: Objective moral values evidence of God's existence
an interview by Marilyn Stewart.
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“Divine Narcissism? A Further Defense of God’s Humility”
Published in Philosophia Christi New Series 8 (January 2006): 313-325. Posted by permission.
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“The Necessity of God: A Book Review of The Impossibility of God”
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“Creation ex Nihilo or ex Materia?”
A Critique of the Mormon Doctrine of Creation by Paul Copan
Published in The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 9/2 (Summer 2005): 32-54. Posted with permission.
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“That's True for You, But Not for Me"”
A Brief Response to Relativism.
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“You Christians Are So Narrow-minded!”
A Brief Response to the Charge of Intolerance.
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“If You Were Born in India, You Would Be a Hindu”
A Brief Response to Religious Pluralism.
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“God Can't Possibly Exist Given the Evil and Pain I See in the World!"”
A Brief Response to the Problem of Evil.
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Postmodernism:
"What Is Postmodernism?" Click here to read this article web link
"What Is Wrong (and Right) With Postmodernism?" Click here to read this article web link
“The Moral Argument for God's Existence”
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“The Days of Genesis: An Old-Earth View
Paul Copan (Written in dialogue with Dr. John MacArthur, who takes the young-earth view)
Areopagus Journal 5/2 (March-April 2005): 15, 17, 19. Posted with permission from Areopagus Journal.
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Morality and Meaning Without God: Another Failed Attempt
A Review Essay on Atheism, Morality, and Meaning
Published in Philosophia Christi New Series 6/2 (2004): 295-304. Posted by permission.
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Christophobia: Confronting the Problem of Religious Discrimination on Campus Download Acrobat PDF PDF
"Original Sin and Christian Philosophy" Published in Philosophia Christi, Series 2, 5/2 (2003): 519-41 Posted by permission.
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"Whose Land?"
Having coedited Who Was Jesus? A Jewish Christian Dialogue, I was asked to contribute to the discussion on the conflict in the Middle East in the *Baptist Standard*. I offer the perspective that the Jewish-Gentile Christian church in Jesus Christ is the new Israel, the people of God. As I weigh Scripture, I myself do not see a political future for national Israel; rather, any theologically significant future for individual ethnic Jews is bound up with their incorporation into the church.
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"Who Are You to Judge Others?"
In Defense of Making Moral Judgments
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"St. Augustine and the Scandal of the North African Catholic Mind"
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"The Presumptuousness of Atheism"
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"Can Michael Martin Be A Moral Realist?: Sic et Non,"
Philosophia Christi, Series 2, 1/2 (1999): 45-72. Posted by Permission.
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Jesus, Religions, and Just War CDC Panel Discussion
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"Jesus' Followers Fabricated the Stories and Sayings of Jesus"
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Jonathan Edwards' Philosophical Influences: Lockean Or Malebranchean?
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