Why I am Presbyterian (And Why You Should Be, Too): Pt 2, Reason

This represents the second in a series of guest posts by Charles Williams, Ordained Elder at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Ambler (OPC). The series contain four parts: An Argument from Experience, Reason, Scripture, and the Benefits of Presbyterianism. You can read part 1 here. Part 2: Reason. If experience is an insufficient means of convincing you to […]

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Bottom-Up or Top-Down?

How do we know that what we say of God is actually accurate about who he is? How do we know what God is like? Well, in answer to this question, there are functionally two answers. 1. Bottom-Up Reasoning – this view says that whoever God is, we can say true things about God just by virtue […]

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The role of reason: Jonathan Edwards as exemplar

  The relationship between philosophy to theology is that of a handmaiden and not of a master. We run into problems in our theological thinking when we assume that our finite faculty of reason has the ability or the right to be the arbitrating judge over the Word. This means that an encounter with mysteries […]

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