Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

Is Jesus found in the Old Testament?

Sarahbeth Caplin I remember sitting in Bible studies in which the Hebrew Scriptures were studied – usually the prophets. Without fail, someone would mention where they could find Jesus in those verses, but especially in Isaiah 53. That passage in … Continue reading

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Who are the “true believers”?

Sarahbeth Caplin I try not to employ the “No True Scotsman” fallacy very often – it’s not up to me to see into people’s hearts and determine who is a legitimate Christian, and who is not. At the same time, … Continue reading

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Five Apologetic Topics Every Christian Should Learn About

Originally posted on THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM:
On more than one occasion, people have asked me what areas should they focus on in their own study of apolgoetics. These are people that want to engage the culture and are burdened for the…

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Non-supernaturalism vs. naturalism

Originally posted on Philosophy of Religion blog:
Most of us in Western society have heard of the term ‘naturalism’. Metaphysical naturalism is the position that the only entities that exist are natural entities, and anything that is mental depends on…

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Book Review: Mexifornia

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Mexifornia:  A State Of Becoming, by Victor Davis Hanson I have definitely mixed thoughts about the author of this book [1], and my thoughts and feelings about this book are probably about as positive…

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Book Review: Fields Without Dreams

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Fields Without Dreams:  Defending The Agrarian Idea, by Victor Davis Hanson Despite my mixed feelings about the author’s work, I find that he is rarely if ever more appealing than when he is talking…

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Blessed are the Peacemakers – Matthew 5:9

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
A peacemaker (εἰρηνοποιός) is one who helps to reconcile disagreements. Philo described God as the one who is the “giver of peace” using this word (Spec. Leg. 2.192). As with each of the beatitudes it…

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Should We Upgrade Our Assessment of Obama’s Economic Record?

Originally posted on International Liberty:
President Trump and former President Obama are arguing over who deserves credit for the economy’s performance. Given the less-than-ideal numbers for labor force participation, I’m not convinced we should be celebrating. Regardless, here’s a quick…

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A Response to John MacArthur’s and Mike Riccardi’s Outlandish Misreading of Karl Barth’s Theology

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Irenaeus Against John MacArthur: What Hath Creatio Ex Nihilo to Do With the Genesis and Exodus of Biblical Interpretation?

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