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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 130: How Jesus Became God with guest Bart D. Ehrman — July 25, 2014
  2. Episode 129: Find a New Hobby, Lobby — July 11, 2014
  3. Episode 128: Inside the Mind of a Religious Sexual Abuser — May 6, 2014
  4. Episode 127: God’s Not Dead — April 18, 2014
  5. RD Extra: Does Religion Make Us Better People? (Galen’s Bulldog Edition) — April 7, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. RD Extra: Is Abortion Murder? (Debate) — 417 comments
  2. Episode 103: Snakes and T.U.L.I.P.s — 175 comments
  3. RD Extra: Debate – Is Belief in God Irrational? Chris Hallquist vs. Randal Rauser — 142 comments
  4. Episode 98: Presuppositional Apologetics (part 2) — 122 comments
  5. Episode 97: Presuppositional Apologetics (part 1) — 103 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 25 2014

Episode 130: How Jesus Became God with guest Bart D. Ehrman

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How did Jesus, an apocalyptic prophet from Galilee, come to be regarded as a God by his followers? Bart D. Ehrman (Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) joins us on the show to discuss his new book How Jesus Became God, which traces the historical evolution of early Christian thought about …

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Jul 11 2014

Episode 129: Find a New Hobby, Lobby

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Ed Brayton of Dispatches from the Culture Wars joins the Doubtcasters for an analysis of the SCOTUS ruling on the recent Hobby Lobby case. Some popular misunderstandings about the ruling and its implications are dispelled, and the true dangers of the decision are discussed. Also, Luke Galen reviews polling data on where the American public …

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May 06 2014

Episode 128: Inside the Mind of a Religious Sexual Abuser

Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis will always be remembered as the man who led the New York Yankees to victory by catching the last out of the last World Series game of the 20th century. To many religious sports fans, Curtis was a hero for taking a strong stand for Christian principles. He regularly …

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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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