From time to time I hear from atheists or other doubters in the afterlife, that the idea of “eternal life” is abhorrent. “I can’t image not getting bored with endless life.” That kind of comment simply shows the poverty of both their imagination and the shallowness of their view of the beauty and holiness of … More Something Your God Can’t Do
More Evidence of the Decline and Falling of Western Culture Save the Caterpillars, Abort the Babies Yes, you read that right. That is exactly what the Virginia Congresswoman has proposed on the same day! Eric Metaxes Interviews the Son of Aleksandr Solzhenitzyn (Ignat) He is the conductor laureate of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and … More Weekend Links for the Discerning Reader
Atheism and the Problem of Evil—C. S. Lewis (1898 – 1963) [ An offering from Kairos Journal ] Many people are atheists because they believe that evil and suffering in the world proves that God does not exist. Looking back on his own intellectual and spiritual journey from atheism to Christian belief, however, C. S. … More Atheism’s Inability to Explain Evil
Some time back, I was involved with in a discussion with an atheist friend who tried to make the point that Christians as a group are some of the most immoral people they knew. Those weren’t the exact words but that’s a good approximation of the gist of what he said. It got me thinking. … More Why Christianity over Atheism?
Read Psalm 14 (esp. 1-3) Another offering from THE POETRY PROJECT There is a raw quality to some of the psalms of David, a brutal non-political, non-politically correct confidence in the total dependability of God that progressive thought despises and David and other biblical writers could not care less about. Psalm 14 is one of … More There is No God.
The original post was only 318 words long but it sure has generated an interesting comment thread. Join the conversation and take a look at how to engage your atheist friends in respectful but firm ways as you defend the faith. For more see: Christianity is the Best Thing that Ever Happened to the World
Monday is for Discussion Fascinated to read this first paragraph from a news report with this provocative headline today: NASA Scientists Brings Scientists & Theologians Together to Prepare World for Extraterrestrial Contact “A couple of months ago top US astronomers gathered in front of congress to let them know that extraterrestrial life exists without question. Their … More Extraterrestrial Life and Christianity
Monday is for Celebration I’ve never made a bucket list but if I did, meeting these four men would be on my list. All of them are Jewish in heritage. David Berlinsky Michael Medved Dennis Prager Benjamin Netanyahu They are all over the map in terms of their commitment to Judaism. Berlinsky is a mathematician/philosopher … More Four Jewish Men I Would Love to Have as Friends
I like the show Myth Busters. So, in honor of the show and in keeping with its spirit, here are the facts on a couple of myths often thrown at Christians. For more see: Now that is Myth-Busting! Wow!.
Saturday Reflections Some time ago a visitor to my BLOG said that Christians were among the most immoral people they know. It got me thinking. I asked the young interlocutor, “Do you really mean that? Or is this a piece of hyperbole thrown out in frustration?” Personally, I don’t get it. Yes, I know so-called Christians … More Christianity: Still the Worlds Best Hope