7 Reasons Degreed and Enterprise Need Academic Validation

I recently wrote about 3 interesting research questions which could leverage Degreed data. These questions are interesting from an academic perspective, but why should Degreed care? This article explains benefits which would accrue to Degreed and its enterprise users upon the publishing of an academic article (a peer-reviewed paper or a dissertation) addressing the aforementioned … Read more 7 Reasons Degreed and Enterprise Need Academic Validation

J. Warner Wallace: Unbelievable? Is There Enough Evidence Beyond the Gospels to Make Their Testimony Reliable?

Source – J. Warner Wallace – coldcasechristianity.com – 8/22/13 [From John: J. Warner Wallace is a cold case detective and Christian apologetic. He is well known for his evidence-based approach, treating the Bible just like a crime to solve. In this post he gives corroborative evidence for the validity of the Bible and explains what that means and … Read more J. Warner Wallace: Unbelievable? Is There Enough Evidence Beyond the Gospels to Make Their Testimony Reliable?

Mike Licona’s Top 10 Resurrection Myths Adressed

Dr. Mike Licona is an American New Testament scholar, evangelical Christian apologist and Associate Professor in Theology at Houston Baptist University. He has a bit of a specialty in the defense of the authenticity of the resurrection of Jesus. Recently he created some very short videos which address the 10 top myths he here’s from … Read more Mike Licona’s Top 10 Resurrection Myths Adressed

Indirect Evidence, Unfalsifiability, Trust and Deception

Indirect/Circumstantial evidence is a thing. A valid thing. If you watch your father rob a store you have directly observed. If you see a man with a mask on wearing your fathers shirt and watch, holding your father’s gun, about the size of your father, barking orders in the voice of your father, running off … Read more Indirect Evidence, Unfalsifiability, Trust and Deception

Negative Effects of Homosexuality as Evidence for the Bible

This article posits that empirical data shows that homosexuality has a negative effect both on individuals and on their surrounding society and that such a negative effect is evidence to the validity of the Bible. The Bible has been under fire from various segments of society for a variety of reasons and one such reason … Read more Negative Effects of Homosexuality as Evidence for the Bible

J Warner Wallace Talk, “Cold Case Christianity” 4/09/13

J Warner Wallace gave his talk tonight. My wife reported on the talk live for The Houstonian, SHSU’s school paper. She used a cool bit of technology called CoveritLive which allowed her to take notes and post them live as the presentation progressed. The notes are recorded here. Some of the highlights include:-Two main branches … Read more J Warner Wallace Talk, “Cold Case Christianity” 4/09/13

The Miraculous Fallacy

In the false “Science vs Religion” paradigm there is one particular fallacy which stands out among many. It says that if science can explain an event then the event is not miraculous. 1 Many miracles were claimed in the Bible as evidence for God’s existence and power. This includes walking on water, water to wine, … Read more The Miraculous Fallacy

Evidence and Arguments for God pt. 1

Over time I will put several arguments in here, but here are a few. Some of these are intended as proofs, some are intended as circumstantial or partial evidence for God, and some are intended as attacks on competitive ideas. Some may be arguments or evidence for or against a particular God, while others may … Read more Evidence and Arguments for God pt. 1