Tag Archives: Scientism

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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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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When they’re blinding you with science

Okay, it’s a Saturday and this post title is a bit tongue-in-cheek, having some fun with a popular 80’s tune, but there’s a point to my pun. I want to encourage Christians who are being bullied by aggressive anti-Christians who … Continue reading

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No Empiricist can be a Materialist

I’m posting this video clip as an addendum to my “Classical Arguments for God” series of posts because of some of the comments I’m getting. I’ve been accused of presenting false equivalencies and presenting “word games” with my logical arguments … Continue reading

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Science cannot replace God

If God exists, then science cannot replace God. Science exists because God exists. Where we got the notion that scientific advancement somehow replaces God comes from pagan idea of God that’s called the “god of the gaps.” I mentioned this … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Randomness in Evolution

In my last post we had a lengthy discussion about whether evolution shows that the biological process is totally random, accidental, and unguided. I thought these two video clips would help clear up some confusion over the subject for us … Continue reading

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Is science at war with Christianity?

There’s a popularly held belief that science and Christianity (theism in general) are at war and one must eventually win and the other lose in the hearts and minds of human civilization.  But is this actually true? This post is … Continue reading

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