Common Sense (again), Hegel, Van Til, and Apologetics

How do we defend the faith? By producing cosmological proofs? By trying to vindicate the historicity of miracles? Perhaps these all have their place, but perhaps Scripture turns us to another way. I joined a reading group here in New College, which went through Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion. My exposure to Idealism (and […]

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Mythbusters: The Church created the Bible (Part 2)

Part one of this post, leaves the question of, what was it about these documents that separated them from others unanswered. Why was it these books and not those so called lost Gospels? Well, to answer that question, we have to look at what has come to be known as the “criteria” of canonicity. I […]

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The (Not So) Great Debate: Revisiting Ken Ham Vs. Bill Nye

In February of this year a debate was held between Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis and Bill Nye “the science guy” of early 90’s television fame. This debate was no small spectacle with nearly 800 thousand people tuning in to the livestream of the debate and an additional three million views on Youtube. The […]

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a Letter to a Naturalistic Secularist

Dear X, It has come to my attention that you are about to start a new school in your city. Ah yes, you’ve shown me the great need for a rigorous liberal arts institution in your area. Education, indeed, is the path to a better future. You were right in insisting this to be the […]

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