Category Archives: Atheism

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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What is Rationalism? [Hodge]

A “Naturalist” is one who holds that Nature is a complete self–contained, self–supported sphere in itself; and hence denies either the reality of the supernatural, or that it can be an object of human knowledge; and hence denies the necessity, or possibility, … Continue reading

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Of Truth by Sir Francis Bacon

What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be, that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though … Continue reading

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Skepticism and Spiritualism by G.K. Chesterton

Originally appeared in the Illustrated London News, April 14, 1906. Glancing over several papers of late, I see such headings as “Another Medium Exposed,” and “Another Spiritualistic Fraud.” The easy and conventional comments made upon the matter by the journalists seem … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason Quotes

Here are some great quotes on faith and reason: Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the … Continue reading

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The Principal Anti–Theistic Theories from A.A. Hodge

13. What is Atheism? Atheism, according to its etymology, signifies a denial of the being of God. It was applied by the ancient Greeks to Socrates and other philosophers, to indicate that they failed to conform to the popular religion. In the … Continue reading

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The Joke of Miracles: Silly Nonsense of Disbelieving Miracles

  Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature. –Saint Augustine         The profound silliness involved in disbelieving in the possibility of miracles is very simple. To think that miracles are physically … Continue reading

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The Perversion of Religion

Atheists often discuss religion in vague terms and with unfounded definitions and assumptions. If you type in “Religion is” into Google, the first page of results will yield many sites entitled “Religion is Bullshit”. This article will show why this … Continue reading

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Cosmology Of Christians: The Christian Universe At Large

What is the Christian worldview? Let’s start with the universe, and narrow our scope later. To understand the everyday particulars, our general paradigm must be accurate. What do Christians believe? This is a primer regarding the cosmology of Christians. To … Continue reading

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Why is God Relevant?: A Primer

God’s identity refers to the character of God, His personhood, and His various characteristics. God is tri-personal, meaning that He is three-persons in one being, or three ‘whos’ and one ‘what’. Originally posted 2011-12-15 19:26:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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