Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Great Isaiah Scroll

The Great Isaiah Scroll, called such because of its large physical size, is dated by scholars about 150 BC. Prior to its discovery and public revelation in the 1950s, the earliest copies in existence of Isaiah were from about a … Continue reading

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Morality: Universal & Objective, or Cultural & Relative?

In Dinesh D’Souza’s book What’s So Great About Christianity? he pokes a few large holes in the common arguments that people level against the Christian faith, and specifically shows how the Christian view of morality holds up, while the secular … Continue reading

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Thomas’ Third Way: A Necessary Being

In his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas wrote of five ways that the existence of God could be proven. The third way argues from contingency to necessity. In Thomas’ words: We find in nature things that are possible to be and … Continue reading

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The End of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Today marked the end of the military policy known as ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ There are a lot of news stories today that are using words like fairness and equal rights. In recognition of the end of this policy, I … Continue reading

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Is Evolution Falsifiable?

Atheistic evolutionists have been quick to criticize the Intelligent Design movement as not being falsifiable. ID proponents such as William Dembski have responded, saying simply that if the design in nature could be duplicated without external intervention, the theory would … Continue reading

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How Should We View Historical Accounts of Miracles?

The New Testament presents many miracles. Most of these, if not all, are key to the essential nature of the Christian faith. Paul claims that if Christ be not raised, we are still in our sins, and our faith is … Continue reading

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What is Truth? Does Absolute Truth Exist?

Truth is defined as “that which corresponds to reality.” Other theories have been proposed, of course, and these other theories deny the view that says that truth statements must correspond to that which is real. However, each of these other … Continue reading

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