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Faith is Reasonable: Faith is Rational

Many discuss faith and reason without providing precise and accurate definitions. Faith is reliance. Faith cannot be relied on (not if we are speaking precisely). So, faith does not rely on evidence or lack or evidence. If I see a … Continue reading

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On Mending and Ending Things by G. K. Chesterton

Originally Published in the Illustrated London News, December 23, 1905 A certain politician (whom I would not discuss here on any account) once said of a certain institution (which wild horses shall not induce me to name) that “It must … Continue reading

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The Persecution of Religion by G. K. Chesterton

(Collected Works, Volume xxxiii, The Illustrated London News 1923-1925, Ignatius Press, 1990, pp. 286-290) Most of us feel something rather arresting, not to say alarming, about the case of the man who was locked up in a lunatic asylum for eight … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Cabman by G.K. Chesterton

From time to time I have introduced into this newspaper column the narration of incidents that have really occurred. I do not mean to insinuate that in this respect it stands alone among newspaper columns. I mean only that I … Continue reading

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Belief, Truth and God: Belief and Truth are Different Things

Religious conversation is often complicated because we use terms without clear ideas behind them. Lack of clarity in the beginning leads to frustration soon after. Belief and truth are different things, and should not be confused. Originally posted 2011-10-28 14:12:05. … Continue reading

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Reason and Religion- According to Hodge

1st. Reason is the primary revelation God has made to man, necessarily presupposed in every subsequent revelation of whatever kind. Originally posted 2011-12-03 16:44:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Quick Guide to Christian Depth: Killing Superficial Christianity

 Following Christ and being ignorant about life, philosophy, and articles of faith is completely incompatible for modern man. In this age of information, ignorance is unacceptable, and superficiality about life and God, insufferable. Do something about this now…  Here is … Continue reading

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The Westminster Confession of Faith

 Chapter 1. Of the Holy Scripture.  1. Although the light of nature, and the works of creation and providence, do so far manifest the goodness, wisdom, and power of God, as to leave men (8) inexcusable;a yet (9) are they … Continue reading

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Democracy and Industrialism by G. K. Chesterton

It grows plainer, every day, that those of us who cling to crumbling creeds and dogmas, and defend the dying traditions of the Dark Ages, will soon be left alone defending the most obviously decaying of all those ancient dogmas: … Continue reading

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Limits of the Human Mind: According to Voltaire

LIMITS OF THE HUMAN MIND: Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary Someone asked Newton one day why he walked when he wanted to, and how his arm and his hand moved at his will. He answered manfully that he had no idea. “But at … Continue reading

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