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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 Gargoyles by G.K. Chesterton

ALONE at some distance from the wasting walls of a disused abbey I found half sunken in the grass the grey and goggle-eyed visage of one of those graven monsters that made the ornamental water-spouts in the cathedrals of the … 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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Logic and Truth: According to Chesterton

Logic and truth, as a matter of fact, have very little to do with each other. Logic is concerned merely with the fidelity and accuracy with which a certain process is performed, a process which can be performed with any … 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 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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How to Become a Christian? Or– How does a person become a Christian?

How do you become a Christian? The question isn’t exactly right, but it is good enough to start the discussion. There is a lot of argument out there, but there are some simple things to understand about Christianity. These are … Continue reading

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Guide To A Better Prayer Life

Prayer takes time, and as with every good habit, prayer requires consistence and persistence. Here are 9 points that may improve your understanding of prayer. Originally posted 2011-10-16 10:28:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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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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