Paul Copan Archive

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 2

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes back Dr. Paul Copan to discuss some of the complexities of the Old Testament law. Many people today raise objections to the Bible because they read it anachronistically. Dr. Copan explains how to contextualize these difficult passages. Hank also answers questions on the following topics: Is there […]

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 1

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes Dr. Paul Copan to discuss his book, Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Dr. Copan sheds light on some of the prevalent misconceptions regarding the nature of God and dispels the notion that God is somehow different in the Old Testament […]

Hateful, Vindictive Psalms?

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume31, number5 (2008). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us. How blessed will be […]

Who Made God?

None of the arguments forwarded by philosophical naturalism, which is the worldview that under girds evolution: 1.     The universe is merely an illusion. 2.     The universe sprang from nothing. 3.     The universe eternally existed, satisfactorily account for the existence of the universe. So logically we can turn only to the possibility that God created the […]

The Presumptuousness of Atheism

Atheist Antony Flew has said that the “onus of proof must lie upon the theist.”1 Unless compelling reasons for God’s existence can be given, there is the “presumption of atheism.” Another atheist, Michael Scriven, considers the lack of evidence for God’s existence and the lack of evidence for Santa Claus on the same level.2 However, […]