What is the role of faith and reason in belief formation? Is there a difference between a preference, an opinion, and a belief? Is faith opposed to reason or does faith complement and work together with reason? First, faith is not fideism (a blind leap into the unknown; uncritical acceptanceRead More

One of the subscriptions I pay attention to from my inbox is The Worldview Bulletin Newsletter. The offerings are always thoughtful and stimulate me to see my faith from new and important angles as I seek to engage my world. The following article by Angus J. L. Menuge quickly gainedRead More

Telling a Better Story: How to Talk About God in a Skeptical Age is an imaginative and creative approach to Christian apologetics. Chatraw calls for identifying and affirming those touch points that are common in human experience, such as longing for identity and relationship; a yearning for significance, meaning, andRead More

Why can’t thoughtful, intelligent, highly-educated men and women whose commitment to Scripture and Christian truth is unquestionable see things for the way they really are? Why must believers talk past one another without hearing one another? To be sure there are countless disparities and contradictions in the historical records ofRead More

Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality is a robust and compelling cultural apologetics text. The scope is large dealing with a range of highly controversial subjects such as abortion and infanticide (chapter 2), euthanasia and embryonic stem cell research, animal rights, genetic engineering, transhumanism (chapter 3),Read More

With his Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism, the highly accalimed analytic philosopher Alvin Plantinga has made a significant contribution to both science and philosophy. It has spawned numerous discussions and journal articles that continue to evaluate and critique his argument. What follows is a summary review,Read More

This video is a good conversation starter. That is, if folks could agree to discuss this subject. Sadly, most won’t talk about it, concluding something like “You can’t know what happens after death,” which really translates to “I refuse to think about it.” The fact that death is an impendingRead More

Worth all 317 seconds of your day, check out this crash course on a classic (and I would add, important) argument for the existence of God. HT: Truthbomb ApologeticsRead More

Came across this today and thought it worth sharing. Scott Kellum makes a good case for a very early attestation and recognition of all but a few of the NT books. See also my essay Now About Trusting the Text: Canon and Inspiration. Why These 27 Books in the New TestamentRead More

Good stuff here by Dr. Michael J. Kruger. Ten Basic Facts about the NT Canon that Every Christian Should Memorize The New Testament Books are the Earliest Christian Writings We Possess Apocryphal Writings are All Written in the Second Century or Later The New Testament Books Are Unique Because TheyRead More