The Atheist is Not Off the Hook

Posted: April 21, 2014 in Apologetics, Atheism, Quotes
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“Atheism makes a knowledge claim—“God does not exist”—and therefore stands in need of justification, as does the theistic claim, “God exists.” The atheist is not off the hook. If the atheist claims that he simply does not believe in God, then he does not differ from an agnostic, who also doesn’t believe in God. The agnostic’s view is properly characterized as unbelief; the atheist’s is disbelief.”

— Paul Copan, from the Parchment and Pen blog

via http://www.reclaimingthemind.org/blog/2014/02/theism-atheism-and-rationality-some-reflections/

simul iustus et peccator,

Eric Adams

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