Monthly Archives: August 2010

Prettifying of Darwin

A pretty good article from Al Mohler. You can find it here.

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Singularity and Unity

The atheist materialists say that we’re mere matter, and nothing else exists.  No spirit, no soul, nothing greater than a pile of molecules arranged in an certain way.  The more philosophically inclined realize the implications of this, that if this … Continue reading

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National Conference on Christian Apologetics

If you’re interested in apologetics (reasons and evidences for the faith), you should consider attending the National Conference on Christian Apologetics. For more information, look here.

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Metaphysics

Metaphysics is the philosophical study of how things are, how they exist, how things “be.”  Aristotle wrote the “physics” which was his description of the natural world (plants, animals, etc.) and he wrote a series of other, related topics which went … Continue reading

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Are You Tolerant?

We live in a day when tolerance is held up as a universal ideal. The proponents of tolerance seem to mean that we should accept all viewpoints, which will somehow ultimately result in the greater good for everyone. We should … Continue reading

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Atheists and Morality

The December 2008 issue of Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society has an article by Gary Habermas that evaluates atheistic teachings, especially those of popular authors Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens. In responding to Harris’ claims that atheism can have … Continue reading

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Obama and Islam

We are told Barak Hussein Obama attended a very liberal church in Chicago for twenty years. This church is purportedly Christian, but the denomination, United Church of Christ, is so liberal that many of their churches deny the central truths of Christianity. … Continue reading

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The Golden Age of Apologetics

I can’t help but think that we are in the golden age of Christian apologetics. As movements go, it has all the signs. People who go through historical movements are generally unawares of what is happening until the movement is … Continue reading

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A Refutation of Skepticism

Philosophical skepticism is notoriously difficult to refute. I am not speaking of popular skepticism, as defined by magazines such as Skeptical Inquirer and Skeptic. These are only skeptical of certain things, generally are not skeptical of the issues they support, … Continue reading

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Literature, God, and Creation

I found this quote in C. S. Lewis book Miracles. Remember that Lewis began life as an atheist, then became a Christian while he was a tenured professor of early literature at the best universities in England, Oxford and Cambridge. Read it … Continue reading

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What is good Philosophy?

Philosophy is an area of study that is mostly ignored today. Most people think it is not worthwhile, and does not bring any benefit. Of course, these are the same people who make logical fallacies, illicit jumps in reasoning, and … Continue reading

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Creation vs. Evolution

[Note: I originally wrote the blog entry below so that it included a statement against atheist/agnostic Christopher Hitchens. I have just learned that he has been diagnosed with cancer which is apparently terminal. Out of respect, I have deleted the … Continue reading

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Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

Several years ago Rabbi Harold Kushner had the tragedy of watching his young daughter slowly die of a horrible disease. Through this pain, Kushner came to decide that God is good and cannot desire such evil, therefore He must be … Continue reading

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God, Causing, Free Will, & Time

In Matthew 16, Jesus asks His disciples “Who do people say that the son of man is?” (v.13). The disciples give a thoroughly modern answer, claiming that some people say one thing, some say another. Jesus responds with “But who … Continue reading

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What Happens To A Society When The Muslim Population Increases?

This is what happens when the Muslim population increases in a society. In this video clip, first watch and listen to what these men are saying. Next, watch it again and notice the boys in the background. They pick up … Continue reading

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Should Christians Be Involved In Society?

Notice that the question is about Christians being involved “in society.” I purposely did not say in government or in politics. For “in society” would be friendly to the modern liberal, who feels the primary mission of the church is … Continue reading

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