Category Archives: Theology

Jesus Christ IS the Truth

We’ve been looking at how knowing facts does not necessarily mean we know the truth. As I said last time, truth, in the deepest sense, is when we not only know the facts but understand their meaning and significance. One … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Identity, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Girard and the trajectory of Scriptural revelation

Something I’ve said for a long time now is that you cannot properly understand the Bible without Jesus interpreting it for you. Yet, many Christians read the Bible indiscriminately, as if Jesus never happened. Historically, and even to this day, … Continue reading

Posted in Father Heart of God, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Christianity: The Founding Murder in Reverse

I talked about what René Girard calls the “scapegoat mechanism” that’s alive and well in human beings last time. This insidious desire is at the bottom of what poisons everything. This time I would like to look at what he … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Dogmatism and the human delete key

I’ve noticed (or confirmed) something very interesting in my recent dialogue with atheists and skeptics about classical theology and philosophy. Like the dogmatic religious Fundamentalist, the atheist or skeptics also have their dogmatism and Fundamentalism. But what this actually reveals is … Continue reading

Posted in Christian apologetics, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 130 Comments

The Classical Argument for Christ

I’ve posted a whole series on the classical argument for the existence of God. Of course, as a Christian, I often get asked, “So, even if this Prime Mover exists, why should I believe in the Christian “God? Why not … Continue reading

Posted in Christian apologetics, Love, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , | 225 Comments

Classical Theism and Theistic Personalism

I’ve been talking about Classical Theism in the last series of posts. You might ask, what are the non-classical views? Well, there are basically only two categorical views in philosophy of religion: Classical Theism and what’s been dubbed Theistic Personalism … Continue reading

Posted in Christian apologetics, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 23 Comments

Evidence and other atheist fallacies

In my brief journey into the unguided and purposeless world of atheists, the most common question I get is, “Where’s your evidence for God?” Or, more blatantly, “There is no evidence for God,” as if they are even addressing the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian apologetics, Theology | Tagged , , , , , | 349 Comments