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Recent Updates


May 21, 2009:

Research Team Finds Important Role for Junk DNA has been added to the Junk DNA is Not Junk page.

May 12, 2009:

Uncommon Descent has been added to the Evidence of God page

October 4, 2008:

A critique of Bill Maher's Religulous has been added to the topics page.

August 6, 2008:

Truth Chat has been added to the helpful resources page under the Apologetics Forums heading.

July 31, 2008:

Book Review: David Mills's Atheist Universe, by Dmitry Chernikov has been added to the A Critical Review of Atheist Universe page.

June 27, 2008:

Classic Works of Apologetics has been added to the helpful resources page under the General Christian Apologetics Web Sites heading.

Mormonism Research Ministry has been added to the helpful resources page under the Mormonism (Cult of Christianity) Resources heading.

The Jesus Visions and has been added to the helpful resources page under the Muslim Visions/Dreams of Jesus heading.

April 8, 2008:

"Regarding the Zeitgeist Move," by Larry White has been added towards the bottom of the "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted page.

March 21, 2008:

All About Horus: An Egyptian Copy of Christ?, by Phil Vaz has been added towards the bottom of the "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted page.

March 18, 2008:

Earl Doherty's 'The Jesus Puzzle' -- An Exercise in Mythmaking, by Dr. Ben Witherington has been added to the Taking the "Jesus Puzzle" Apart Piece-By-Piece page.

The Debunking of Zeitgeist Mythology: A Response to the Anti-Christian Movie Zeitgeist, by R. Christopher and Take the Zeitgeist Challenge have been added towards the bottom of the "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted page.

March 12, 2008:

Zeitgeist: A Critical Examination, by JB-Fidei Defensor has been added towards the bottom of the "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted page.

February 2, 2008:

William Lane Craig Audio Debates Free Online has been added to the helpful resources page under the General Christian Apologetics Web Sites heading.

January 29, 2008:

Joseph Smith's False Prophecies in Context has been added to the helpful resources page under the Mormonism Resources heading.

January 27, 2008:

The Zeitgeist of the 'Zeitgeist' Movie, by Dr. Ben Witherington has been added towards the bottom of the "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted page.

January 24, 2008:

"Zeitgeist Refuted" Video Response, by Beit Shalom Ministries has been added towards the bottom of the "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted page.

Reclaiming the Mind and Deeper Waters have been added to the helpful resources page under the General Christian Apologetics Web Sites heading.

January 10, 2008:

Hume vs. Paley: These "Motors" Settle the Debate, By Dr. Fazale Rana and Micah Lott has been added to the molecular motors page.

January 2, 2008:

Cross Examined.org has been added to the helpful resources page under the Teen Apologetics heading.

October 17, 2007:

Pikachu's Obnoxious Christ Mess has been added to the helpful resources page under the Mystery Religions Research heading.

October 16, 2007:

Links to other online critiques of the online movie called "Zeitgeist" have been added to the General Introduction and Conclusion pages of the "Zeitgeist Online Movie: Part One" section of Truth Decay Prevention Site.

September 3, 2007:

Alleged Similarities Between Jesus & Pagan Deities has been added to the helpful resources page under the Mystery Religions Research heading. It has also been added to the Horus, Attis, Krishna, Dionysus, and Mithra (or Mithras)—Is the Life of Jesus Christ Plagiarized from their Myths? portion of "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted.


Also, Part I and Part II of a video debate between Dr. Gary Habermas and skeptic Tim Callahan regarding alleged pre-Christian "dying-and-rising" pagan deities has been added to the Did Any of these Pre-Christian Deities Really Rise from the Dead? section of "Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted.

August 27, 2007:

Koome Ministries (Kamal Saleem is a former Muslim) has been added to the helpful resources page under the Islam heading.

August 23, 2007:

"Zeitgeist" Online Movie: Part One Refuted has been added to the Historical Jesus page.

August 13, 2007:

Implications of New Early Homo Fossils from Ileret, East of Lake Turkana, Kenya has been added to the Human Evolution page.

July 26, 2007:

Astrology, the Zodiac, and the Bible and Krishna Not Equal to Christ have been added to the helpful resources page under the Mystery Religions heading.

July 24, 2007:

A page dedicated to critiques of Archarya S (D. Murdock) has been linked to the Historical Jesus page.

June 24, 2007:

Study Disputes Darwinian Theory has been added to the Evidence of God page under the Naturalistic Macro-Evolutionary Model heading.

May 4, 2007:

The Blasphemy Challenge: Responses to the Rational Response Squad (off site) has been added to the topics page.

April 26, 2007:

Reasonable Faith with William Lane Craig has been added to the helpful resources page under the General Christian Apologetics Web Sites heading.

April 19, 2007:

Review of Biblical Literature (Online Scholarly Book Review Resource) has been added to the book reviews section on the helpful resources page.

April 9, 2007:

A gliding lizard from the Early Cretaceous of China has been added to the convergent evolution page under the convergent evolution in the fossil record heading.

April 5, 2007:

A link to stunning illustrations of molecular motors (and other features and processes within the cell) can be seen in the 8-minute animated video The Inner Life of a Cell, available on Studio Daily, has been added to the molecular motors page.

March 31, 2007:

Molecular adaptation of a leaf-eating bird: stomach lysozyme of the hoatzin has been added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

March 29, 2007:

Upon Truth: Objective Truth on the Web has been added to the helpful resources page under the General Christian Apologetics Web Sites heading.

March 18, 2007:

Mcm4,6,7 uses a “pump in ring1 mechanism to unwind DNA by steric exclusion and actively translocate along a duplex has been added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

March 17, 2007:

Alvin Platinga's Writings at the Virtual Library of Christian Philosophy has been added to the helpful resources page under the naturalism critiqued heading.

March 12, 2007:

New study rewrites evolutionary history of vespid wasps has been added to the convergent evolution page under the convergent insect behaviors heading.

March 9, 2007:

The Dawkins Confusion, by Alvin Plantinga, has been added to the book reviews section on the helpful resources page.

March 5, 2007:

“Q”—Early Claims of Jesus Performing Miracles ,which is linked to the Historical Jesus page, has been updated.

March 4, 2007:

The Jesus Family Tomb Support Resources has been added to the Historical Jesus and helpful resources pages.

March 3, 2007:

The Lost Tomb of Jesus: A Response to the Discovery-Channel Documentary directed by James Cameron has been added to the Historical Jesus and helpful resources pages.

February 27, 2007:

Related to the controversial “Jesus Family Tomb” at Talpiot: The Jesus Tomb? ‘Titanic’ Talpiot Tomb Theory Sunk from the Start, by Ben Witherington III has been added to the Historical Jesus and helpful resources pages.


Also related to the controversial “Jesus Family Tomb” at Talpiot: Hollywood Hype: The Oscars and Jesus’ Family Tomb, What Do They Share?, by Dr. Darrell Bock, has been added to the Historical Jesus and helpful resources pages.


The Improper application of Statistics in "The Lost Tomb of Jesus", by Stephen Pfann
has also been added to the Historical Jesus and helpful resources pages.


A critical review of James Tabor's book The Jesus Dynasty, The Jesus Dynasty: How to Explain Away the New Testament, by Dr. Darrell Bock has been added to the book reviews section on the helpful resources page, and to the Historical Jesus page .

February 26, 2007:

Alliance Defense Fund: Defending Our First Liberty has been added to the America's History section on the helpful resources page.

Also, Convergent Evolution of Insect Hearing Organs from a Preadaptive Structure has been added to the convergent evolution page under the convergent insect structures heading.

February 18, 2007:

Convergent evolution of gene circuits has been added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

February 11, 2007:

Molecular Evolutionary Convergence of the Flight Muscle Protein Arthrin in Diptera and Hemiptera and Convergent evolution in primates and an insectivore have been added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

February 1, 2007:

Molecular Motors and Brakes Work Together in Cells was added to the molecular motors page.

January 29, 2007:

Scholarly Consensuses Regarding the Historical Jesus has been added to the Historical Jesus page.

In addition, A Critical Review of David Mills' book Atheist Universe has been added to the topics page.

October 23, 2006:

Two new quotes (#12) and (#13) were added to the Scholarly Consensus Regarding Jesus Performing Miracles page.

October 19, 2006:

Harvard Libraries HOLLIS Catalog was added to the helpful resources page under the Libraries Online heading.

October 16, 2006:

A new quote (#11) was added to the Scholarly Consensus Regarding Jesus Performing Miracles page.

October 3, 2006:

Two new quotes (#9) and (#10) were added to the Scholarly Consensus Regarding Jesus Performing Miracles page.

September 28, 2006:

“Q”—Early Claims of Jesus Performing Miracles was added to the Historical Jesus page.

September 25, 2006:

More information was added to the First Century C.E. Human Life Spans page.

September 21, 2006:

Evidence that the Root of the Tree of Life is not within the Archaea was added to the Evidence of God page under the new Naturalistic Origins of Life Model(s) section.

September 15, 2006:

Researchers probe the machinery of cellular protein factories was added to the molecular motors page.

September 10, 2006:

First Century C.E. Human Life Spans was added to the topics page.

September 8, 2006:

Cell cycle control in bacteria and yeast: a case of convergent evolution? was added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

September 1, 2006:

On the hand-over-hand mechanism of kinesin was added to the molecular motors page.

August 31, 2006:

A new quote(#8) was added to the Scholarly Consensus Regarding Jesus Performing Miracles page.

August 30, 2006:

The Regulatory Utilization of Genetic Redundancy Through Responsive Backup Circuits was added to the "Junk" DNA is Not Junk page.

August 27, 2006:

No Hobbits in this Shire: Researchers Say Skeletal Remains are Pygmy Ancestors was added to the Human Evolution page.

August 24, 2006:

Response to Earl Doherty's Top 20 Silences was added to the Taking the "Jesus Puzzle" Apart Piece-By-Piece page and to the book reviews section on the helpful resources page.

August 23, 2006:

Benjamin Franklin, “Information to Those Who Would Remove to America,” Writings 8:603—14 (September 1782) was added to the Primary Sources for America's Christian Heritage page.

August 22, 2006:

John Dickinson (signer of the U.S. Constitution)’s Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (1767) was added to the Primary Sources for America's Christian Heritage page.

August 18, 2006:

High speed fish align on design was added to the convergent evolution page under the Convergent Animal Structures heading.

Also, Lab Reveals Surprising Finding in Nature was added to the Evidence of God page under the Naturalistic Macro-Evolutionary Model heading.

Lastly, New Study Shows Neanderthals Were Not Our Ancestors was added to the Human Evolution page.

August 17, 2006:

Ideas about Fossil Horses Undergo Evolution in Thinking was added to the Evidence of God page under the Naturalistic Macro-Evolutionary Model heading.

Also, Human Evolution at the Crossroads: Integrating Genetics and Paleontology was added to the Human Evolution page.

August 16, 2006:

John Adams diary 46, various loose folded sheets, 6 August 1787 - 10 September 1796 (with gaps), 2 July - 21 August 1804: July 26, 1796 Tuesday was added to the Primary Sources for America's Christian Heritage page.

Also, Findings Challenge Darwinian Theory was added to the Evidence of God page under the Naturalistic Macro-Evolutionary Model heading.

August 14, 2006:

Researchers find genetic response to global warming: Changing climate prompts genetic change in squirrels has been added to the adaptive mutations page.

Also, critical reviews of Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, by Daniel C. Dennett and The Pagan Christ: Recovering the Lost Light, by Tom Harpur, have been added to the book reviews section on the helpful resources page.

August 12, 2006:

Affidavit in Support of the Ten Commandments, by David Barton and Affidavit in Support of the Ten Commandments, by David Barton (footnoted version) have been added to the America's History section on the helpful resources page.

August 3, 2006:

Primary Sources for America's Christian Heritage has been added to the topics page. Also, more items have been added in the America's History section on the helpful resources page.

TrueU.org: A Place to Discover the Truth was also added to the helpful resources page in the College Students Apologetics section.

July 7, 2006:

Myosin-V is a mechanical ratchet has been added to the molecular motors page.

June 29, 2006:

A statement made by Antony Flew regarding copies of early Christian documents has been added to the New Testament Manuscripts and Other Ancient World Document Manuscripts page.

June 27, 2006:

Manuscript Evidence and Possible Dates for Some Non-Canonical Gospels has been added to the topics page.

June 19, 2006:

Is There Evidence for the Existence of "Spirits" and Some "Spiritual Dimension"? has been added to the topics page.

June 13, 2006:

Parallel evolution: proteins do it, too has been added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

June 10, 2006:

Explaining Away Jesus' Resurrection : HALLUCINATION The Recent Revival of THEORIES, by Dr. Gary R. Habermas has been added to the helpful resources page under the Resurrection of Jesus heading.

June 9, 2006:

Independent evolution of bitter-taste sensitivity in humans and chimpanzees has been added to the convergent evolution page under the molecular convergence heading.

June 6, 2006:

Dr. Gary R. Habermas-Online Resource for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and Answers from Dr. Gary Habermas have been added to the helpful resources page under the Resurrection of Jesus heading.

June 3, 2006:

William Lane Craig Virtual Office has been added to the helpful resources page under the General Christian Apologetics Web Sites heading.

May 28, 2006:

Watch Intelligent Design Videos Online for Free! has been added to the helpful resources page under the Intelligent Design heading.

May 27, 2006:

Two lists of scholars have been added to the Jesus' Resurrection is the Most Plausible Explanation page under the notes/references section.

May 24, 2006:

Lorena E. has submitted a prayer request for her husband Zead, which can be viewed on the prayer requests page.


Lizzie has submitted her testimony about how she left the New Age Movement and became a follower of Jesus Christ. A link to her testimony has can be reached through the testimonies page.

May 22, 2006:

Sodium channel genes and the evolution of diversity in communication signals of electric fishes: Convergent molecular evolution has been added to the convergent evolution page in the molecular convergence section.

May 20, 2006:

Convergent Evolution of Receptors for Protein Import into Mitochondria has been added to the convergent evolution page in the molecular convergence section.

May 15, 2006:

The critique of Chapter 5 of Earl Doherty's book The Jesus Puzzle has been posted. A more elaborate critique will be provided in the future as more details from Chapter 5 are addressed.

May 10, 2006:

Hear the Debate on Intelligent Design! has been added to the helpful resources page under the new "Intelligent Design " section.

May 5, 2006:

Plant Respiration Not Just an Evolutionary Leftover, Study Shows was added to the Evidence of God page.

May 2, 2006:

The Privileged Planet was added to the Evidence of God page.

May 1, 2006:

A quote was placed at the top of the Paul and the Bodily Resurrection of Jesus page.

April 26, 2006:

Barker's Blunders: A Response to Dan Barker's "Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?" has been added to the helpful resources page under the "Resurrection of Jesus" section.

April 22, 2006:

A book review section has been added to the helpful resources page. The Divine Evidence has also been added to the helpful resources page under the "General Christian Apologetics Web Sites" section.

April 16, 2006:

Research updates 65-year-old genetic discovery has been added to the convergent evolution page.

April 12, 2006:

Mayo Clinic Collaboration Discovers Protein Amplifies DNA Injury Signals has been posted on the general scientific discoveries page.

April 6, 2006:

Lobster Telescope Has An Eye for X-Rays has been posted on the general scientific discoveries page.


March 6, 2006:

Convergent evolution of molecules in electric fish has been added to the convergent evolution page.

March 1, 2006:

A praise report about a healing has been added to the miracle stories page.

February 25, 2006:

Evidence of a false thumb in a fossil carnivore clarifies the evolution of pandas was added to the convergent evolution page under the "convergent animal structures heading."

February 13, 2006:

Do homoiologies impede phylogenetic analyses of the fossil hominids? An assessment based on extant papionin craniodental morphology was added to the human evolution page.

First-Ever Chimp Fossils Found was added to the human evolution page as well.

January 30, 2006:

TLC Reference Library was added to the helpful resources page under the Mormonism Resources heading.

January 15, 2006:

Molecule Does More Than Slice and Dice RNA was added to the general scientific discoveries page. Also, Visions of Jesus: A Critical Assessment of Gerd Lüdemann's Hallucination Hypothesis, by Dr. William Lane Craig was added to the helpful resources page under the "resurrection of Jesus" category.

January 8, 2006:

Cooperative cargo transport by several molecular motors was added to the molecular motors page.

December 25, 2005:

New Testament Manuscripts and Other Ancient World Document Manuscripts was added to the topics page.

December 23, 2005:

God and America has been added to the helpful resources page under the "America's History" section. The Errant Skeptics Research Institute has been added to the helpful resources page as well, under the "General Christian Apologetics Web Sites" section.

December 22, 2005:

The "We-Passages" in Acts and Sea Voyage Narratives has been added to the topics page.

December 20, 2005:

Messianic Expectations in 1st Century Judaism (off site) was added to the topics page.

December 19, 2005:

Mark and Jewish Divorce Laws has been added to the topics page.

December 16, 2005:

A discussion about The Messiah and the Dead Sea Scrolls and An Early Jewish Interpretation of Isaiah 52:13-53:12 have been added to the topics page.

December 15, 2005:

Direct observation of steps in rotation of the bacterial flagellar motor has been added to the molecular motors page.

December 6, 2005:

Why repetitive DNA is essential to genome function serves as another example of an important function for "junk" DNA, mentioned on the "Junk" DNA Is Not Junk page.

December 4, 2005:

Another example of molecular machines, Purdue biologists clarify how a cellular 'spacecraft' opens its airlock, has been added to the molecular motors page.

December 1, 2005:

A new example of convergent evolution, Evidence from opsin genes rejects nocturnality in ancestral primates,was added to the convergent evolution page.

November 29, 2005:

A new scientific discovery, Biotechnology's Newest Chemical Tool, has been added to the general scientific discoveries page.

November 26, 2005:

A new example of convergent evolution, Macroevolutionary Interplay between Planktic Larvae and Benthic Predators, was added to the convergent evolution page.

November 25, 2005:

LEDs Work like Butterflies' Wings was added to the general scientific discoveries page.

November 24, 2005:

A link to the IDEA Center web site was added to the science apologetics section of the helpful resources page.

November 23, 2005:

Another example of molecular machinery has been added to the molecular motors page.

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