Words without Knowledge

Wouldn’t it be good if water had one set of properties when we want to drink it but a different set of properties when a person was drowning and needed to breathe water?

This is a question posed by C. Stephen Evans in Why Christian Faith Still Makes Sense: A Read More ⇒

Evolution or Faith: Blocks that Cause Stumbling

Why Christian Faith Still Makes Sense: A Response to Contemporary Challenges by C. Stephen Evans ably and plainly responds to many of the common myths and misunderstandings around the Christian faith. Whether questioning, doubting, or explicitly denying the basic tenets of Christianity, Evans’s newest would be an excellent read to Read More ⇒

On the Lure of Buddhism

I’m about half way through Harold Netland‘s Christianity and Religious Diversity: Clarifying Christian Commitments in a Globalizing Age. Since Netland spent many years in Japan and has previously written on Buddhism (see here), I was looking forward to the chapter entitled “Buddhism in the Modern World.”

There Read More ⇒

Listen. Learn. Think. Believe.

Some modern-day theories seem to pit science against God, but why? In Science & God, author and social critic Os Guinness engages Oxford University Professor of Mathematics John Lennox in a conversation that explores this tension, with calculations that subtract neither God nor science.

This discussion between Os Guinness and Read More ⇒

A Potshot at a Podcast around “Does God Exist?”

Just last week I was invited by a neighbor to join him in a discussion around the existence of God. It was a fun experience and my first ever podcast. While we did “wander” a wee bit (it is also a new experience for my host), I think you’ll find Read More ⇒


A Transformed Jesus

Not sure about you but I’m still on a post-Easter kick and can’t get over the fact that Easter is not just one day each year. Easter is everyday! To that end I offer this apologetic tidbit based upon a straightforward reading of the biblical texts.

Divine power did not Read More ⇒

Two New Books

I just pre-ordered two books, both by two favored authors of mine. C. Stephen Evans is a solid and seasoned Christian philosopher who is also an especially lucid writer. His work on Kierkegaard and Christian existentialism is some of the finest. Harold Netland‘s Dissonant Voices was one of the Read More ⇒

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