Category: Apologetics

Doubting the Principle

I have been somewhat involved in an interesting discussion over at Jon Rowe’s place about the possibility of being a Christian philosopher. My involvement included this response to an essay by DSH. Jon has featured DSH’s latest comment in its...

/ March 16, 2006

Sodom & Gomorrah As They Relate to Christianity & Culture

On Sunday my church considered Genesis 18:16-19:38, the story of the destruction of the infamous cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. A key character in the story is Lot, Abraham’s nephew, who decided to go down into the fertile valley of the...

/ February 21, 2006

Blog for Books Review: Natural Law

In August of 2005, Joe Carter of Evangelicaloutpost penned these words:  What we need is a third way. We need a clear Christian vision that understands that markets are a moral sphere (contra the libertarians). We need to promote the...

/ January 30, 2006

Blog for Books Review–I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist

It seems that books on apologetics have two benefits:  if done well, they can equip Christians to address popular level critiques of Christianity.  Additionally, they can reaffirm and strengthen a Christian’s confidence in the rationality of the Christian faith.  Norman...

/ January 30, 2006

A Dilemma for My Brother

For those trudging through the 1000 word posts on Matthew 24, here is a much simpler and shorter essay. My brother claims that Jesus told his disciples he would return “immediately after” the fall of Jerusalem in AD70. Jesus did...

/ January 7, 2005

Did Jesus Claim to Return and Get it Wrong?

My brother took up my previous post on this issue on his own blog. I am following suit and returning the favor here. He writes: First, note that the parables listed (about drowsiness, about delay) and the tasks given (preach...

/ January 7, 2005

Hewitt Vox Blogoli VI

If you are visiting from Hewitt’s site, then you have by now read the Newsweek piece on the veracity of the Incarnation. I won’t bother repeating the systematic destruction of Dr. Mark Roberts. If you haven’t read it yet, read...

/ December 14, 2004

Old news..

The net is already abuzz with the news of Antony Flew’s switch. I first read about it from Jonathansink. Also, the interview in Philosophia Christi is fascinating. Habermas pushes Flew about his position on the possibility of the after-life. Flew...

/ December 11, 2004