Category Archives: Philosophy

Something Gave Our World a Moral Law. It Was God.

In my previous two blogs, I dealt with two different philosophical arguments for God existence. The first was the kalam cosmological argument, and the second was the fine-tuning argument. Here I want to focus upon the moral argument. In general, … Continue reading

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Something Made Our World Livable. It Was God.

In a previous post (found HERE), I discussed the argument for God’s existence based upon the idea that something brought the universe into existence. Another argument that shows God exists is the fact that this world has just the right … Continue reading

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Something Brought the Universe Into Existence. It Was God.

There are numerous philosophical arguments that provide reasonable explanations for believing in the existence of God. One of the more popular and contemporary arguments is the kalam cosmological argument. Simply stated, it says that everything that begins to exist has … 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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Do We Have the Right to Believe Whatever We Want?

A popular idea today is that we have the “right” to believe whatever we want or choose as we wish when it comes to religious and moral beliefs. This concept probably comes from a sense of self-autonomy and the American … Continue reading

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Fake News and Alternative Facts: What’s the Truth?

By now most people have become familiar with the idea of “fake news” and “alternative facts.” “Fake news” are stories contrived by news outlets, either legitimate or illegitimate, that are not real, i.e., make-believe. Akin to fake news, “alternative facts” … Continue reading

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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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