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Mineness, the Free Will Defense, and Theodicy

At a conference on Divine Action in the World in Innsbruck, part of the Analytic Theology Project, that I attended a couple of weeks ago, Laura Ekstrom held an interesting talk entitled “Would God Create Beings with Libertarian Free Will?”. 622 more words

Philosophy Of Religion

What growing up in a large family taught me about God

I grew up in a large family. There’s no denying it. Eleven kids, all from the same parents. Recently I was reflecting on the similarities between being a Christian and being a member of the Nicoli family. 725 more words

Thoughts

Laziness Vs. Workaholism--Finding The Right Balance

Laziness Vs. Workaholism–Finding The Right Balance

“Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of the Lord your God;” – Exodus 20:9,10… 183 more words

Religion

Christians and Modern Israel

Christians and Modern Israel: Theologically complicated? Maybe. Ethically? Not so much
by Calvin Smith

Once again conflict in the Middle East raises that perennial question: How should Christians view and respond to the modern State of Israel?

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Israel

what does Christian mean?

This blog is simple, “What does the word Christian actually mean?” “Is Christian even mentioned in the Bible?” The last question I will answer is, “What is the point in following a man that has been dead for 2,000 years?” I know a lot of people have wrote books about this matter, but I feel like this should be addressed before anything else. 818 more words

Atheism

Southern Baptist Leaders: Christians Should Make Themselves 'Marry-able' Younger

Will wonders never cease?

Some decent advice from the SBCers

Christian couples should marry sooner, an ethicist and a pastor with the largest Protestant denomination in the United States argue.

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America