This article points to five useful resources related to the concept of faith in Christianity. These resources defend the notion that faith and empiricism are complimentary rather than antagonistic. 1 – This Reddit Atheist Realizes that Atheists Engage in Faith Too I believe that other humans are conscious but to my knowledge it’s impossible to … Read more On Faith
I recently wrote about an approach to reading the Bible called Moderate Literalism. This article expands that approach with a hermeneutic I am calling Denotative Dominance. The idea is about the proper ascertainment of the meaning of words used in scripture. I propose the following ordering is ideal: When scripture defines its own terms, the … Read more Denotative Dominance
Note: This article was originally featured in April 2013 a guest blog article on JTHMishMash, but that site has since gone offline. So I am publishing it here. In this article I cover an original argument for belief in God. If this argument holds then belief in the Christian God is preferable to other worldviews. … Read more An Odd Argument for Belief in God – The Vandivierian Wager
Dr. Don Boudreaux is an American libertarian economist, author and professor. He is a long time and central contributor to Cafe Hayek. Today he posted this article criticizing Peter Navarro, a top economics advisor to Donald Trump. First of all I thank Dr. Boudreaux for calling out Navarro’s bad policy. As far as I have … Read more A Critique of Boudreaux on Christianity
I hear different definitions of faith from different places. Atheists criticize faith, Christians support faith, but other Christians reject blind faith. Finally, some Christians, see blind faith as the only sort of real faith. This article is my attempt to define faith in a way which is both Biblical and also rational. tldr: Faith is … Read more Am I Cherry Picking or is This a Decent Definition of Faith?
“If the first verse is true the rest of the Bible is at least believable.” That is a phrase often used by Christian apologist and radio show host Frank Turek. I have worked this idea into a very robust and widely useful philosophical point in defense of the Christian faith. I think Turek was getting … Read more The Genesis 1:1 Apology and Mathematical Trust
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