What we witness in our contemporary Western cultures is not so much a...– Michael Horton, The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims On The Way (Zondervan, 2011) p. 19.
The Theological Importance of Imagination @ The... →
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.
The Ten Fallacies of Atheism @ Atheism Analyzed →
1. False: “I can know that there is no cause for material existence which is greater than anything found in material existence.” (Category Error). 2. False: “I can know that there is no existence beyond the mass/energy, space/time existence to which we humans are limited.” (Category Error). 3. False: “Science has no limits and is therefore the only source of knowledge.” (Failure to comprehend...
The Top-7 Things Moral Relativists Can Not Do @... →
Greg Koukl: 1. Relativists Can’t Accuse Others of Wrong-Doing 2. Relativists Can’t Complain About the Problem of Evil 3. Relativists Can’t Place Blame or Accept Praise 4. Relativists Can’t Claim Anything Is Unfair or Unjust 5. Relativists Can’t Improve Their Morality 6. Relativists Can’t Hold Meaningful Moral Discussions 7. Relativists Can’t Promote the Obligation of Tolerance
God and Moral Absolutes @ The Witherspoon... →
Matthew O’Brien reifies an important point, one worth evoking once and again, about the nature of morality and moral knowledge: If appeals to God get ruled out, either by disbelief in His existence or reluctance to rely upon it, then it isn’t possible to demonstrate that there are moral absolutes. You need not agree with moral objectivism, but what you must do if you choose not to is to...
The Evil God Challenge Accepted @ Stand to Reason →
Stephen Law challenged the moral argument for the existence of God by asking “why think belief in a good god is more reasonable than belief in an evil god?”. Stand to Reason contextualises and replies to Law’s challenge: Despite the existence of both good and evil in the world, the two hypotheses of “good God” and “evil god” are not equally unlikely...
Holly Ordway of Hieropraxis talks about the value...
I talk about [humanity] as an apex of nature and as a culmination of this high...– Raymond Neubauer talking about his new book Evolution and the Emergent Self.