Monthly Archives: April 2018

Physicist Victor Stenger debates William Lane Craig: Does God Exist?

Originally posted on WINTERY KNIGHT:
This debate took place on March 1, 2010 at Oregon State University. In this debate, Victor Stenger does affirm his belief that the universe could be eternal in his second rebuttal (1:02:30), thus denying the…

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Revelation 14:8 – The Message of the Second Angel

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Revelation 14:8 A second angel followed and said, “Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great, which made all the nations drink the maddening wine of her adulteries.” This verse is interesting because John finally names the kingdom…

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A Bibliography on Jesus Walking on Water

Originally posted on The Jesus Memoirs:
I have been researching the episode about Jesus walking on water in Mark 6:45-52 and parallels lately. Since it is relevant to the wider discussion this month about Christology, especially as this passage is…

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On Aquinas’ Five Ways

Originally posted on Boxing Pythagoras:
In his seminal work, Summa Theologica, the celebrated Christian philosopher, Thomas Aquinas, engages with the question of the existence of God. He notes that there are certainly objections to the claim that there exists such…

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Response to ‘Capturing Christianity’ on “The Conflict Between Natural Theology and Skeptical Theism”

Originally posted on Philosophy of Religion blog:
Cameron Bertuzzi of “Capturing Christianity” recently wrote an interesting post on the alleged conflict between skeptical theism and natural theology (i.e. arguments for God’s existence). Undergirding the skeptical theist position is the idea that (on…

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Book Write-Up: Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus

Lois Tverberg.  Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus: How a Jewish Perspective Can Transform Your Understanding.  Baker, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Lois Tverberg has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and has been a college professor.  She has … Continue reading

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Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age as a Background to Study of C.S. Lewis — A Pilgrim in Narnia

Charles Taylor has been called the leading philosopher of today. If narrowed to the questions of religion, the self, and human experience, the claim has some grounding. For students in theology, religious studies, modern intellectual history, or the philosophy of … Continue reading

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