Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Vertical Cosmological Argument and the Fallacy of Composition

The Vertical Cosmological Argument has various forms and is rather conceptual, but can be described as: 1. Everything in the universe is contingent (they could “not exist”). 2. All contingent things need an ongoing cause to sustain them. 3. Therefore … Continue reading

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Can We Be Free in Heaven and Yet Not Sin?

I read an account of a Christian on a college campus who was posed this question: If evil and sin are the result of mankind’s free will, then why is it that people in heaven will have free will, but … Continue reading

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Conclusions About Historical Accuracy of the Bible

I have posted several entries that document the accurate historical accounts in the Bible, especially in the book of Acts (see here, and here, and here.) As shown in Colin Hemer’s landmark work, The Book of Acts In The Setting … Continue reading

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If Naturalism, No True Knowledge: Alvin Plantinga

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Roe v. Wade, Considered

The anniversary of legalized voluntary child killing brings a rather profound irony. Our culture knows many times more about the development of a human than it did in 1973, so we can no longer say an unborn child is a … Continue reading

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Historical Details in the Book of Acts

(for the first of this historical series, see the post from a few days ago, here.) In the bible, the books of Acts was written by Luke (see the first few verses of each book). The book includes a very … Continue reading

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If Evil, Then Atheism is False

Popular skepticism says that since evil exists, God is either non existent, impotent, or evil. But if evil exists, we must have a standard of good that is beyond matter and energy to measure it against. Matter and energy only … Continue reading

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