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Date registered: July 24, 2011
URL: http://www.doubtcast.org

Biography

Reasonable Doubts is an award winning radio show and podcast for people who won't "just take things on faith." RD's mission is to investigate the claims of religion from a fair-minded yet critical perspective. In addition to interviewing the top minds in skepticism, RD offers regular segments on religious apologetics, psychology of religion, biblical criticism, and mythology. RD is a production of WPRR Reality Radio (Grand Rapids, MI) and was the winner of the 2009 Peoples Choice Award for Best Religious/Inspirational Podcast.

Latest posts

  1. Episode 127: God’s Not Dead — April 18, 2014
  2. RD Extra: Does Religion Make Us Better People? (Galen’s Bulldog Edition) — April 7, 2014
  3. Episode 126: Why Would God Hide? — March 24, 2014
  4. Does God Exist? Schieber vs. Horner debate — February 28, 2014
  5. Episode 125: Nye Smokes Ham — February 14, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. RD Extra: Is Abortion Murder? (Debate) — 417 comments
  2. RD Extra: Debate – Is Belief in God Irrational? Chris Hallquist vs. Randal Rauser — 141 comments
  3. Episode 103: Snakes and T.U.L.I.P.s — 130 comments
  4. Episode 98: Presuppositional Apologetics (part 2) — 121 comments
  5. Episode 97: Presuppositional Apologetics (part 1) — 103 comments

Author's posts listings

Apr 18 2014

Episode 127: God’s Not Dead

The Doubtcasters spend the whole hour reviewing the film “God’s Not Dead.” The whole hour. Seriously. Download RD127 Or subscribe and listen in iTunes or any podcast client:  Podcast

Apr 07 2014

RD Extra: Does Religion Make Us Better People? (Galen’s Bulldog Edition)

Does Religion Make Us Better People? An Empirical Critique of the Religious Prosociality Hypothesis. Does religion make us happier, healthier and more helpful? A number of popular psychology books and articles argue that religion is a positive force for enhancing the health and well-being of both individuals and whole communities. A careful examination of the …

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Mar 24 2014

Episode 126: Why Would God Hide?

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Jesus said “seek and you will find” but for many spiritual seekers, clear evidence for God cannot be found no matter how hard they search. If He really exists, why would God reveal himself only to some people and not to all? For this episode we examine “The Argument from Divine Hiddenness” which assumes that …

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Feb 28 2014

Does God Exist? Schieber vs. Horner debate

Does God Exist? – Horner vs. Schieber at University of Alberta in Edmonton.  

Feb 14 2014

Episode 125: Nye Smokes Ham

The doubtcasters, along with friend of the show Jordan Fett, share thoughts and analysis (scientific, philosophical and psychological) on the debate between Creationist Ken Ham and Bill Nye the Science Guy.  Also we discuss some of the psychological barriers to understanding evolution that both creationists AND evolutionists share, for this weeks “God Thinks Like You.” …

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Jan 27 2014

Episode 124: Religion’s Role in Global Conflict

New data from the Pew Research Center shows religious violence is on the rise world-wide. Religiously motivated sectarian violence, harassment of women, mob-violence and terrorism have increased steadily and dramatically over the past 7 years in every region except the Americas. Still, many of these conflicts erupt in areas plagued by disputes over land and …

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Jan 18 2014

RD Extra: Debate – Is Belief in God Irrational? Chris Hallquist vs. Randal Rauser

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In late 2013, Chris Hallquist and Randal Rauser participated in a debate on the rationality of belief in God.  This debate was not a live debate, rather it was a series of audio exchanges that took place in late 2013.  The exchanges were according to agreed upon time limitations on each section. For each of their …

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Dec 19 2013

Episode 123: Rules vs. Consequences

For the second part of our “Winter of Morality” series, Dr. Galen examines the psychological factors that make a deontological (rule-based) approach to morality more appealing to most religious people than a consequentialist approach. Meta-ethical questions aside, does adopting a deontological perspective over a utilitarian ethic actually make any difference in real-world measures of moral …

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Nov 27 2013

Episode 122: A Deluge of Stupidity

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Ken Ham is trying to raise 24 million dollars to build a life size replica of Noah’s Ark for the Ark Encounter theme park and zoo. Ham hopes that the park will convince people that Noah really could have fit two of each of the worlds animals on a 450 foot wooden boat. While apologists …

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Nov 05 2013

Episode 121: Divine Deception with guest Erik Wielenberg

Philosopher Erik Wielenberg joins us on the show to discuss his upcoming paper on Skeptical Theism and Divine Deception. The evidential argument from evil concludes that the existence of God is unlikely given the many cases of gratuitous suffering we witness in nature. Some theists have responded that we cannot grasp the mind of God and …

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