A common misconception among atheists, humanists, and evolutionists is that those who reject evolution in order to hold to a fundamental, literal understanding of the biblical documents are guided by "blind faith."
One of the skeptic's favorite tactics in an attempt to discredit the God of the Bible is to insist that God is a cruel, heartless, vengeful God Who capriciously sends floods or armies through the land destroying innocent men, women, and children.
On June 18, 2012, well-known and much-read atheistic blogger Leah Libresco put out a blog post titled: "This Is My Last Post for the Patheos Atheist Portal" (Merica, 2012). In the post, Libresco explained that she was no longer writing for the atheist portal because she is no longer an atheist. During the months prior to the post, her mental struggles and rational investigations led her to the conclusion that God exists (Libresco, 2012).
Renowned atheistic spokesperson, Dan Barker, has been debating the existence of God for over two decades. One of his favorite assertions is that no one can coherently define God.
"Now the story of Christ is simply a true myth: a myth working on us in the same way as the others, but with the tremendous difference that it really happened." - C. S. Lewis
Apologetics, as we know it today, derives from the Greek ἀπολογία, meaning "speaking in defense." Apologetics is usually exercised in religious discourse to defend the faith and offer explanations in systematic fashion.