“I only need the Bible, not man’s philosophy!”, “We don’t need to use philosophy since we have the Holy Spirit!”, “My beliefs are exegetically driven, yours are philosophical!” Many statements like the ones just mentioned sound reverential and benign to the religious ear, but these statements need to be refined. Often when one presses these … Continue reading What Are Some Of The Problems With “Philosophy-Free” Theology?
In a recent letter to the editor in the local newspaper, an author complained that the “big bang hypothesis” was being taught in public schools. He said that we need a better hypothesis. His answer: teach “Creationism!” What this Christian doesn’t understand is the big bang model is actually evidence for creationism. The eminent cosmologist, … Continue reading Stealing Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
“Christianity is NOT true!” I have been astonished that a growing number of pastors, Sunday school teachers, and Christians in general are affirming this very statement quite often. Now, don’t get me wrong, this is not a direct quote, but the types of things exclaimed behind the pulpits in many evangelical churches today are sure … Continue reading “Christianity is NOT true!”