Category Archives: Faith

A critique of Scientism

The growth of science since the 20th century has led to the emergence of a new belief concerning how humans can properly obtain knowledge. This new belief, called scientism, is the claim that science is our only source of real … Continue reading

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Two kinds of doubts

It’s been said that doubt is just having more faith in something else. And, as Tim Keller says in the video interview below, when looking at doubts about God there are honest doubts and there are dishonest doubts. The trouble … Continue reading

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The reformational nature of the Church

Throughout church history, there’s been a reformational element within orthodoxy that seeks to return to the New Testament expression of the church: toward the teachings of Jesus and the apostles, and away from institutional religion. This is because the body … Continue reading

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More real that the ground I’m standing on

I’ve talked a lot about God and science and faith, so I thought I would briefly talk about what faith means to me. One line in a song says it all for me, “You’re more real than the ground I’m … Continue reading

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Kierkegaard: Reintroducing Christianity into Western Culture

Søren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher in the early to mid-19th century. What’s interesting to me is that he predicted the cultural Christian problem we have even to this day and talked about how to reintroduce genuine Christianity back into … Continue reading

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Christendom is dead…long live Christianity!

We can rightly say that Christendom, which has dominated Western culture for over 1,600 years, is dead. Long live Christianity! I’ll explain what I mean in a moment. After long exchanges with atheists here about what Christianity is or isn’t, … Continue reading

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Hitler and what it means to be a (real) Christian

I thought the following comment was particularly good in answering the absurd notion that Hitler was a Christian. I’ve talked about this before here. But this comment comes from a post titled, “Dinner with Hitler and Other Moral Issues.” The … Continue reading

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