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AJ Ayer & The Verification Principle

AJ Ayer is a familiar name to most A-Level philosophy students. He played a  key role in the philosophical revolution that was taking place in the early part of the 20th Century which changed the landscape of Western philosophy and impacted upon just about all modern philosophy which followed – most notably Epistemology (what is truth and knowledge?), Religious Language (what do we mean, if anything, when we make statements about God?), and Existentialism (what is the meaning of life?). 859 more words

On hallucination

When I was about twelve or thirteen—and there is no way I can relate this without sounding like the kid from The Sixth Sense—I started seeing dead people. 859 more words

A To Z Blogging

Biblical Nuggets: General Revelation

General Revelation: Term used for the knowledge about God that he makes possible through the natural world, including general religious experiences of awe and dependence. Defenders of general revelation have usually claimed that it is sufficient only to give us knowledge of the existence of a powerful Creator, though some have argued that the goodness of God can also be seen in the natural order. 77 more words

Theology

Modernity and historical interpretation

Gene Callahan has an excellent post on how modernity creates problems for correct historical interpretation. Another good example of this is Gibbon’s commentary on Christianity in The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, … 93 more words

Church History

The Other Side

The Other Side

I got close enough to the image
to see the street lamp and tree

And graveyard beyond it

Poetry

What Is Spirituality And Its Meaning

By john johanson

Spirituality can be termed as a process of self metamorphosis either in a manner confirming with conventional religious paradigm or aligned with personal experience and psychological development dissociated from any religious context. 465 more words

Religion