Monthly Archives: January 2020

Atheism and the Problem of Evil

Atheists often question and sometimes chastise Christians for believing in God because of the existence of evil. If God is all-loving and all-powerful, then why does evil exist? Wouldn’t he just take it all away? Since he does not, God … Continue reading

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Mere Molinism: What is It?

One theological question that has perplexed Christian thinkers for centuries is how God’s sovereignty relates to human free will. If God is sovereign and directs all the affairs of the world, how is it that humans have free will? Are … Continue reading

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My Partial Reading List for 2020: What’s Yours?

Every year it’s a good idea to create a list of books to read. For one thing, it helps to maintain the discipline to read throughout the year. It is, however, also good to keep a list of books one … Continue reading

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The “Skywalker Syndrome”: Christian Unity in Political Disagreement

“If you are not with me, then you are my enemy.” ~Anakin Skywalker As Star Wars fans know, at the end of “Stars Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,” Anakin Skywalker turns evil, joins the “Dark Side,” and sets out … Continue reading

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