Category Archives: Apologetics

Judge Me. It’s O.k. Really.

“Hey, stop judging me! You can’t judge me and my beliefs!” How many times have we heard something like this? The implication of such exclamations are clear: someone’s personal beliefs about religion or morality are off limits—they cannot be discerned … Continue reading

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Why Christians Ought to Embrace “Science” and Give Up “Faith”

It is common to hear that science and faith are opposed to one another: science is about finding “facts” and giving “proof,” while faith is about “believing” without evidence. It is like having a brick wall that separates the two … Continue reading

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Is Apologetics Really Needed? Answering Objections to Apologetics

Apologetics, the study and practice of defending the Christian faith, has always been a part of the historical church. In fact, it dates back to the New Testament when the Apostle Paul entered the Greek city of Athens and debated … Continue reading

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When Scientific Naturalism Begins to Crumble: Thomas Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos

During the 1990s, a movement known as Intelligent Design (ID) budded wings and began to fly. ID arose primarily out of concern that Darwinism could not account for the existence of everything in nature, especially biological organisms. ID theorists essentially … Continue reading

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Should Jonah Be Read as Historical Fiction? Part 2

In the last post I analyzed arguments against the historical nature of the book of Jonah posed by Brian Jones and found them wanting (see here). There is simply no good evidence that undermines the historicity of Jonah. In fact, … Continue reading

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Should Jonah Be Read as Historical Fiction? Part 1

Since the dawn of biblical criticism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it has been a common practice to question the authenticity of the book of Jonah. When it initially came under the microscope of modern theologians, Jonah was criticized … Continue reading

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Why American Christians Are Losing Their Minds: Part 2

In my last post (found here), I began discussing how the church has followed the culture in losing its mind: Christians do not know what they believe and why they believe it because they have accepted the idea that faith … Continue reading

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Bill Nye the Fallacy Guy and Ken Ham’s “Canned” Reply

Bill Nye “the Science Guy” posted a video a couple of weeks ago that went viral, receiving over four million views (you can view it here). In the video, Nye states that “evolution is the fundamental idea in all of … Continue reading

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Divine Hide and Seek: Part 2

At the close of Part 1 of the discussion on divine hiddenness, I posed the the question “Is God actually hidden?” The entire discussion up to this point assumes that God is intentionally hiding himself, that he is playing a … Continue reading

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Divine Hide and Seek: Part 1

Throughout history, some atheists, like Friedrich Nietzsche, have objected to God’s existence because of his so-called “hiddenness.” If God exists, why doesn’t he show himself to humanity, and why doesn’t he show himself clearly so that there is no question … Continue reading

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