Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Vale of Tears

Do I think that the pain and suffering that that person is experiencing is horrible?  Why no!  Of course not!  God is good and he tells us to “rejoice in the Lord Always and again I say rejoice!”  If I … Continue reading

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Evolution and Imperfection

I think of myself as one of the many victims of the idea of unguided atheistic evolution.  Why?   When I was a child, the medical establishment bought into the notion that there were many “useless” parts of the human … Continue reading

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A Case for Christianity Part 1: The Outline

Let us imagine that you were born into Greek society several thousand years ago.  Sitting under an olive tree one day, you are hit by a falling fruit.  Contemplating this event, you experience sudden inspiration. “Eureka”, you cry, “I have … Continue reading

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Free Will Illusions

In a previous post, I looked at a talk given by Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins where they talked about how science has “torpedoed the notion of free will”.  When I first wrote that post, I argued that our ability … Continue reading

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Harris and Dawkins Argue Against Free Will

On April 12th 2011, Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins discussed science and morality at Oxford University in a talk entitled “Who Says Science has Nothing to Say About Morality.”  After a fascinating discussion where Sam Harris spent half an hour defending his … Continue reading

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Unpackaging Evolution

For some reason, I have felt compelled to write on evolution today.  I have mostly avoided the topic for almost 15 years, possibly out of my embarrassment for some of the ways in which I argued on this topic as … Continue reading

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Predation and Disease

In my previous post, I argued how the scientific evidence for common ancestry and the theological implications of theistic evolution have made me a believer in a guided evolutionary process.  When I made that post, I thought that I would … Continue reading

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