About Jonathan McLatchie

Jonathan holds a Bachelor's degree (with Honors) in Forensic Biology, a Masters (M.Res) degree in Evolutionary Biology, and a second Master's degree in medical and molecular bioscience, and is presently a PhD student in cell biology.

Jonathan has participated in a number of internships -- those have been with the Discovery Institute in Seattle, with AllAboutGod in Colorado Springs, with Frank Turek in Charlotte, and with Josh McDowell Ministry in Dallas -- and is also a two-time graduate of the CrossExamined Instructor Academy (CIA) and the Discovery Institute's student summer seminar program.

Jonathan has also been interviewed on podcasts and radio shows including "Unbelievable?" on Premier Christian Radio, "Apologetics315", "Theology Matters with the Pellews", the "Solid Reasons Morning Show", "Dogma Debate", and Spice FM's Islamic "Eye on the East" program (airing in Tyneside, England), and has also been a featured guest on A9 TV's "Building Bridges" program, an Islamic TV show based in Istanbul Turkey.

Atheist Matt Dillahunty Goes After Intelligent Design — and Stumbles

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I was recently directed to the above video featuring notable atheist Matt Dillahunty (with whom I have had interaction in the past). In it, Dillahunty makes a number of elementary mistakes that are quite common among popular-level criticisms of intelligent design. I thought it would be worthwhile to offer a short respon se. Misrepresenting Intelligent […]

“What is God Like — Tawhid or Trinity?” Jonathan McLatchie vs. Abdurraheem Green


I recently did a debate on Unbelievable? on Premier Christian Radio, a show that airs every Saturday on British radio (also podcasted online), featuring debates between Christians and non-Christians. Last year on the show, I did a debate on whether Christianity is evidence-based, with British atheist Elliot George. The recording of that encounter can be found […]

Would Muhammad Have Approved of the Islamic State? Part 2: Influence in Medina

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In a previous article, I began a series of blog posts addressing the question of whether or not Muhammad would have approved of the Islamic state.  In the first instalment, I discussed Muhammad’s life in Mecca, and introduced the Islamic doctrines of abrogation and Taqiyya, both of which are found in the Qur’an itself. As I […]

Would Muhammad Have Approved of the Islamic State? Part 1: The Meccan Years


The Islamic State (ISIS) have been in the news a lot recently as a result of a series of barbaric atrocities committed in the name of Islam. The question that the western media has been, for the most part, very reluctant to address openly is, “How representative is ISIS of the Islamic ideology?” It is the elephant in […]

Can We Trust the New Testament?


Can the New Testament documents be trusted? Do the Gospels accurately report what Jesus said and did? In this presentation, I investigate the historical data bearing on the dating of the New Testament documents, and ask whether there is good reason to think the four canonical gospels are written by the individuals with whom they are […]