Tag Archives: metaphysics

Why does God create?

First of all, to dogmatically assert we really know anything about God that He doesn’t reveal to us would be the ultimate in pretentious hubris. The finite mind can no more fathom the infinite Source of Being than Hamlet could … Continue reading

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David Bentley Hart on Materialism and Naturalism

“Materialism is the philosophical view that the only thing that exists is matter; if anything else, such as mental events, exists, then it is reducible to matter. Naturalism is the system of thought holding that all phenomena can be explained in … Continue reading

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Can philosophy help science and theology?

I’ve talked a lot about the perceived conflict between science and theology before. I say perceived because, as David Bentley Hart put it, the conflict is not because of empirical discoveries but because of cultural presuppositions. And it’s philosophy that … Continue reading

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The death of God, true worlds, and Christian hope

On April 8, 1966, Time Magazine’s cover read, “Is God Dead?” which created quite a stir, but this meme was made famous long before by atheist philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. I have included a short video clip about this that I … Continue reading

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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

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The classical arguments for God – Part One

I talked about the atheist’s fallacious demand for evidence last time and what would constitute as logical evidence for God’s workings in the universe. It’s interesting that after three hundred or so comments, no atheist actually understood the classical theist’s … Continue reading

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God is not a god

One thing I’ve found interesting in my study of classical Christian theology, and more recent foray in various Christian apologetics, is how few people really understand the classical arguments for God…including Christians, but especially atheists. As David Bentley Hart points … Continue reading

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