Best-selling author and spiritual self help teacher, Derek Rydall, is in studio, and is challenged by David on his book: The Abundance Project: 40 Days to More Wealth, Health, Love, and Happiness. David reads through excerpts and challenges the spiritual ambiguous language of the self-help woo industry.
A pastor whose son is an atheist, joins David to discuss doubts, faith healers, and her own concerns with the Bible.
Paul Rimmer holds a PhD in Physics from The Ohio State University, and currently works at Cambridge studying abiogenesis (the origins of life). He’s a Christian who supports Dogma Debate at patreon.com/davidcsmalley and has a unique take on where religion meets science.
Is this a crisis of faith? More progress is made in this discussion than ever before on this podcast. A well-reasoned Christian supporter of Dogma Debate on Patreon, Tyson Mohr, joins David for an in-depth conversation which seems to allow doubts to surface. Also, Alex Malpass, who holds a PhD in Philosophy, joins David to discuss the most recent show, and the problems with apologist Tom Peeler's logical syllogisms.
Is it possible to prove the existence of God without using the Bible? And can David make it through a conversation about God without invoking scripture? Tom Peeler uses philosophy and logic-based arguments to make his case for God.
A listener of Dogma Debate reveals his upbringing in an extremely religious home, and talks in detail about the serious abuse allegations toward his father, and how the church took a shocking position on it.
Chad Prather is a conservative Christian, known as the Political Cowboy, and gained popularity with his controversial in-truck videos on politics and faith. He sits down with David Smalley in Beverly Hills to discuss Creation, Evil, and evidence for God.
EXPLICIT! Comedian Jamie Kilstein discusses his time as a Social Justice Warrior, the abuse allegations that sent him into hiding, his return to comedy, and his friendship with Robin Williams. This episode covers suicide, depression, online bullying, sexual abuse, harassment, and how irresponsible journalism can ruin lives. Don’t ignore that explicit tag. This one is extremely explicit. Support Jamie by signing up at patreon.com/fuckuppod and show him some Twitter love @JamieKilstein.
Psalm 14 says “The fool has said in his heart there is no God. He is corrupt. Not one of them has done good.” David talks with Eric Hernandez, a Texas Preacher, about goodness, truth, morality, and knowing God without science.
In celebration of Dogma Debate's 6th year, David opens up the phone lines to answer your questions.