Category Archives: apologetics

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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The Teleological Argument from A.A. Hodge

7. State the Teleological Argument. Teleology from telov, end, and logov [greek], discourse, is the science of final causes, or of purposes or design as exhibited in the adjustments of parts to wholes, of means to ends, of organs to uses … Continue reading

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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 Cosmological Argument from A.A. Hodge

The Cosmological Argument:  It may be stated in the form of a syllogism, thus— Major Premise—Every new existence or change in anything previously existing must have had a cause pre–existing and adequate. Originally posted 2011-12-24 19:27:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Moral Argument from A.A. Hodge

[…] the Moral Argument, or the Evidence afforded by the Moral Consciousness and History of mankind. The Cosmological argument led us to an eternal self–existent First Cause. The argument from the order and adaptation discovered in the processes of the universe revealed this … Continue reading

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The Inspiration of the Bible [Hodge]

To understand the doctrine of biblical inspiration one needs to explicate these fundamental ideas: The Necessary Presuppositions [are as follows] 1. What are the necessary presuppositions, as to principles, and matters of fact, which must be admitted before the possibility of … Continue reading

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Christianity and Rationalism by G.K.Chesterton

 My friend, Mr. George Haw, has asked me to state, in one or two articles, my general belief on the subject of Christianity, to be inserted in the Clarion. I will not pretend to any particlular reluctance to do so; … Continue reading

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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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The God in the Cave by G. K. Chesterton

Traditions in art and literature and popular fable have quite sufficiently attested, as has been said, this particular paradox of the divine being in the cradle. Perhaps they have not so clearly emphasised the significance of the divine being in … Continue reading

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Concerning a Strange City by G. K. Chesterton- Biblical, Poetical Language

Everyone has his own private and almost secret selection among the examples of the mysterious power of words, the power which a certain verbal combination has over the emotions and even the soul. It is commonplace that literature has a … Continue reading

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