Monthly Archives: February 2011

If Evolution, Why Religion? (Part 2)

We have already posed the question, ‘If evolution, why religion?’ in a previous post. See it here. In summary, the point of that post was saying that if evolution is true, then it produced religion, and therefore religion would be … Continue reading

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US Tax Money Funding Mosques?

I first learned of this over on the Answering Muslims blog.

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Is Atheism Merely Non-Belief, or Does Atheism Make a Truth Claim?

Often we hear statements from atheists that sound something like this:  ‘Atheism is not stating any belief. On the contrary, atheism is a-theism, or a lack of belief. So atheism makes no claim to belief, just a lack of belief.’ … Continue reading

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Apologetics Needs to be Grounded in Theology

We are in what I call the “golden age of apologetics.” Today there are books, seminars, conferences, courses, clubs, all focused on presenting good reasons and evidences for the Christian faith. This is all well and good, but we must … Continue reading

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Ravi Zacharias, Academic Freedom: Has the University Lost Its Way?

Here’s a great video clip from Christian apologist and philosopher Ravi Zacharias. Ravi is one of the most insightful thinkers of our day. Here he speaks about intellectual freedom in the university classroom, or the lack thereof. One way of … Continue reading

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Apologetic Interaction on the University Campus

Some of the readers of this blog know that I am working with a college student group at Texas A&M University. The ministry is called Ratio Christi, and is designed to bring Christian apologetics to the secular campus. We regularly … Continue reading

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Acts 17: Paul and The Greek Philosophers

In Acts chapter 17, the apostle Paul is in Athens. He ends up at the place where the Greek philosophers discuss and debate, and ends up giving a long speech to them. Acts tells us that Paul was addressing the … Continue reading

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An Example of Historical Accuracy in The Bible

In the book of Acts, chapter 27 deals with a shipwreck that the apostle Paul experienced while on his way to Rome. The author of Acts, Luke, goes into significant detail while describing the events of the storm and the … Continue reading

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The Origins of The Doctrine of the Trinity

Periodically you will encounter someone who casts doubt on the doctrine of the Trinity. People have made all sorts of accusations about it……one of the more popular accusations is that it was invented at the Council of Nicea in 325. … Continue reading

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Why I am Skeptical of Evolutionism

Evolution and creation in our culture today garner a lot of emotion. A cursory reading of the events surrounding the two camps tells us that both sides care very deeply for what they hold to be true. That creationists have … Continue reading

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Academic Discrimination: The Martin Gaskell Case is Not an Isolated Incident

Recently the University of Kentucky has made the news by having some of their behind-the-scenes anti-religious views become public. Apparently astronomer Martin Gaskell applied for a job there in 2007, and professors there openly rejected Gaskell due to fears that … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking’s The Grand Design: Reviewed by William Lane Craig

Stephen Hawking recently published the book The Grand Design. Besides apparently trying to say that something comes from nothing (see here), the book makes a few more mistakes. A great review of the book has been published by Christian philosopher … Continue reading

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The Meaning of the Universe (C. S. Lewis)

C. S. Lewis said in Mere Christianity: “If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with … Continue reading

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Watch The Commercial Fox Banned From The Super Bowl

Fox television network refused to allow this commercial to air on their network during the Super Bowl. The organization had the money and was willing to pay for the time, but Fox refused to allow this to air during the … Continue reading

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Atheist Believes Africa Needs God

A very interesting article apparently written by an atheist who saw firsthand how the benefits of Christian missionaries are helping Africa. Rather than re-post here, just see the article here. Compared to the typical atheist arguments that end in mud-slinging … Continue reading

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First Hand, Eyewitness Accounts of the New Testament

Did you know that there were eyewitnesses of the events that happened in the New Testament? Yes, there were eyewitnesses that were there and wrote down what they saw. These people saw what happened and wrote it down, and we have the … Continue reading

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