Tag Archives: Naturalism

Moving on…

As I alluded to here, I’m moving on from writing posts that deal directly with the particular arguments and assumptions of the militant anti-theists. I started my inquiry into their anti-Christian polemics about two years ago.  My goal was to understand … 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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Why materialism fails us

We’ve already looked at how evolutionary Naturalism gives us reason to doubt the reliability of human cognitive faculties to discover truth, And Naturalism’s close ontological cousin, Materialism, has also failed us. 

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Two worldviews for consideration

The Oxford Dictionary defines a worldview as: “A particular philosophy of life or conception of the world.” We all have one whether we realize it or not. I have given two worldviews here (below) that represent two diametrically opposed views. … Continue reading

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Does science and natural law rule out miracles?

This post is a follow-up to “The Resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Four” where I talked about miracles and why naturalists don’t believe in them. The subject of miracles is  important for Christians because God miraculously raising Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Why science can’t answer everything

I’ve made the point here that “while science is very good at analyzing and testing observable data, it cannot help us transcend the natural world or answer the deeper existential questions that also must be answered. It cannot answer why … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Five

I would like to finish this series on the Christian case for the resurrection of Jesus Christ by summarizing what we covered and adding some final thoughts. To summarize, at the heart of Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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