Category Archives: Rational Faith Extracts

Extracts from my book, “A Rational Faith: Modern Biblical Literalism”

The Nature of the Law

A Rational Faith Section 3.10 The Nature of the Law Probably the biggest obstacle to understanding the Bible comes from a misunderstanding of the Law given by Moses in the Pentateuch. Christians have for a long time believed that the … Continue reading

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The Nature of Holiness

A Rational Faith Section 3.9 The Nature of Holiness Though we briefly examined the nature of holiness when we considered the nature of God it is important enough to consider as a separate issue. As we saw earlier, God uses … Continue reading

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The Nature of Evil

This is a rather convoluted discussion of the nature of evil.  I have wanted to rewrite it for some time, but haven’t gotten around to it.  The most important part is the distinction between evil and depravity.  Evil is garden … Continue reading

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The Supremacy of Jesus Christ

This post is an example of the tremendous anger that I had toward the church of Jesus Christ for many years.  Even its dying embers exhibited an enormous pride and hostility, may the Lord forgive me.  I was going to … Continue reading

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The Nature of Man

A Rational Faith Section 3.3 The Nature of Man Despite what the Bible has to say about God’s great love for human beings, the Bible does not have a large number of positive things to say about humanity. From extreme … Continue reading

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The Nature of God

A Rational Faith Section 3.2 The Nature of God It is only common sense that we must understand what the Bible says about God before we can have a rational faith. So what does the Bible say about God? The … Continue reading

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Starting Principles

I have decided to post my book A Rational Faith on this site section by section.   In order to answer the questions posed by the fictional representative of atheists and skeptics Atherton the Atheist in the second chapter, some basic … Continue reading

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