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One false premise will lead you astray

A recent discouraging day and that of a friend (who texted me about the same kind of suffering) left me pondering from where such debilitating and energy-sapping thoughts arise. 693 more words

Truth

Embrace the Mystery: Does all of theology "make sense"

Logical contradictions

It is an interesting phenomenon, especially in western post-enlightenment, modernist thinking that we hate paradoxes.  People have been so conditioned to abhor logical contradictions that when it comes to pondering the mysteries of an infinite God, contradictions cannot be accepted. 1,211 more words

Church

If God is love, is love God?

1 John 4:8

Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love

The copula/verb ‘is’ proves tricky.  In grammar, the copula links the subject to the predicate or compliment of the subject.   593 more words

Clear Thinking

The Fundamental Laws of Logic

When I tell people that I teach logic at a classical school, I often get a look and a recurrent phrase that goes something like “I don’t think I could ever learn that because that sounds out of my league!” While some subjects are harder than others to understand, logic has the ability to be easy to learn because we all participate in some form of logical or illogical thought patterns everyday. 505 more words

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William Lane Craig asks: are there objective truths about God?

In a lecture entitled “Are there Objective Truths About God?”, philosopher William Lane Craig discusses the problem that Christians face when they make truth claims about God to non-Christians.  1,119 more words

William Lane Craig

Abstract Laws

Just a quick note. This morning I was engaged in a conversation with one of my high school students at the local Christian school regarding a research paper which he presented refuting naturalistic materialism. 187 more words

Theology