Faith and Doubt

In the first chapter of the letter from James, he says this about the one who has faith, in contrast to doubt: “But let him ask [for wisdom] in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person […]

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To blog or not to blog

It’s been a struggle to start writing on this blog again for the past month. Part of the reason is simply practical; I have presentations to prepare, reviews to write, and a chapter to finish – so my mind is pre-occupied with academic matters. If I write, the post will inevitably be one about Herman […]

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To See All Things By Faith

C.S. Lewis famously compared Christianity with the sun, because just as it is through the sun that we see all things, it is through Christianity that all things become intelligible: “by it I see everything else”, he wrote. Christianity gives us a worldview. If one is a Christian, one is not merely affirming a set […]

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Faith

What is Faith? Ask a random person on the street and she will probably answer that the things of faith are those that are outside the realm of the knowable. Science determines knowledge, while faith rests on blind ignorance. Others will say that faith is a private, internal, or supplementary aspect of one’s cognitive life […]

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