Today I am launching iApologia Podcast. The topics discussed include an introduction and then the importance of reason and why it harmonizes with faith. To listen, just click on the below “PLAY” button. To download the latest iApologia Podcast, right click here and save the file to your computer. Other posts on this topic: Reason […]
Believing Does Not Make Things True In Christianity, So What Does?
“I don’t believe in gravity” said he, the more adventurous one of the bunch. The Grand Canyon rim stood face to face with the party. His belief, like all true beliefs, led to action, he stepped from precipice into air, just like Wile E. Coyote. Now whether cartoon physics took over or not is unknown […]
Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed
Flash floods. Bad storm. The dam overflows…then brakes. Billy hears the rush of water hit his house as he awakes. Floods rise as he climbs on his table, but the water is getting higher. Standing upon a chair on the table he grabs the beam, he swings, smashing the window that leads out to the […]
Reason or Faith…Is Reason at War With Faith?
As if these are antithesis of each other, many, both Christian and atheist, feel reason and faith are incompatible. Even Mark Twain said “Faith is believing something you know ain’t true.” Tim Minchin, a well known performer said “Science adjusts its views based on what’s observed. Faith is the denial of observation so that belief can be preserved.” […]
STOP: Drop Your Mind Off Before Entering Church
For some Christians, I think they view that a “simple faith” or “blind faith” is a building block of Christianity. However, I am not even sure what that means by those who use it. Does it mean we should have no knowledge or reason, or in other words we should be “anti-intellectual“? If so, it […]
The “Man’s Reasoning” Fallacy
I have heard it said by those who are trying to be Christianly pious, in the best sense of the word, that we should not be using “man’s reasoning.” I assume this is said to sway another from a supposed anti-biblical view. Are they against “man’s reasoning”? I think not. It seems that it is […]