Category Archives: Epistemology

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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Against the Inner Light: Hodge & Chesterton

“Of all conceivable forms of enlightenment the worst is what these people call the Inner Light. Of all horrible religions the most horrible is the worship of the god within. Any one who knows any body knows how it would … Continue reading

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Self-Inventory Questions That Everyone Should Answer- NH

28 QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ANSWER Annual self-analysis is an essential in the effective marketing of personal services, as is annual inventory in merchandising. Moreover, the yearly analysis should disclose a DECREASE IN FAULTS, and an increase in VIRTUES. One goes ahead, stands … Continue reading

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The Faithful Doubt: Faith, Seeing, Blindness and Doubt

Don’t let doubts control you. Don’t let misinformation lead you along ridiculous paths. To prevent this, you need to understand faith and doubt, seeing and blindness. Originally posted 2011-10-28 13:50:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Faith in Christ and God: Rationally Irrational

Too many people talk past each other when discussing belief, faith, reason and rationality. Each side harbors their own blurry conceptions that justify their side, while never endeavoring to pin down the concepts clearly. Originally posted 2011-12-17 15:51:46. Republished by … Continue reading

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Reason, Faith and Religious Knowledge: According to Hodge

What is the precise sense in which the term “Reason” is used by those who contrast it to Faith as the source of Religious Knowledge? The term “Reason ” is used in various senses by different classes of Rationalists.  Originally posted 2011-12-03 … Continue reading

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Faith, Cough Syrup, and Sehnsucht Pt I

What is faith? Is it a feeling, an intuition? I contend that it is primarily neither. Secondarily we do have feelings and intuitions about walking in faith; about our observations from our experiences of trying to be faithful to certain … Continue reading

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God and the Scientific Method

Sometimes we are certain that we are right about something very important, but when pressed about it, the logic and reasoning behind the conviction are dizzying to explain. But defense is important, because it is God’s faith in you, and … Continue reading

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