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The Free Flowing Knowledge of Religion

I can’t help but wonder whats more foolish?  Rejecting a religion after its holy book, Or rejecting all other religions after reading just one holy book? The reason I ask this rhetorical question, because we are guilty of this mindset … Continue reading

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Dear Zubin (Part II)

The First part of this post can be found here. I didn’t understand why Zubin did not want a relationship with God.  Who wouldn’t want a relationship with Jesus?  Who wouldn’t want a deeper understanding of God? Who wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Is God Eternal? Is God Transcendent?

A while back I did a post on God being Infinite and the many contradictory problems with calling God infinite.  And when doing that post, in the comments section the post turned to issue of God being Eternal.  So I … Continue reading

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A Collection of Failed and Discrepant Bible Prophecy

Personally, I am not an expert in Bible prophecy nor I am studied in this topic.  So what I decided to do was put together a collection of failed biblical prophecy and general articles on failed biblical prophecy.  Just a quick note for the reader; this is dealing specifically with predictions and prophecies … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: How they are fundamentally incompatible?

This is the last post in my Religion vs Science Series.  Different Worldviews of Faith and Science I would definitely say that a christian/religious  worldview  contradicts that of a scientific world view.  For in a religious worldview morality, faith, God, … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: The Thinking of Evidence vs. Faith

For really where they contradict is in the thinking of evidence and faith and how it applies to daily worldviews.  That you can live in a world where faith and religion don’t contradict, but you have to separate the domain … Continue reading

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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … Continue reading

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An infinite God and his limitations

How could an infinite God take on limitations?  Could God still be infinite if he is limited? Well before we tackle this question, let’s define the topic as according to some traditional apologetics.  “The infinite nature of God simply means … Continue reading

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What are the Different Types of Reasoning?

So I did a post series a while back on Reasoning as it applies to Faith, Religion, Christianity, Philosophy, and Atheism.  It is a high level overview of all the different types of methods of reasoning and how they apply … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…The Final Thought of Reason (Part 9)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page The Final Thought of Reason “Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.”-Hannah Arendt quotes

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Inductive Reasoning vs. Deductive Reasoning (Part 8)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Inductive Reasoning Vs. Deductive Reasoning Logic, Reasoning, and Rationality are the entire basis for our thought process.  It is where we rightly divide our epistemology for knowledge & truth.  It … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Deductive Reasoning (Part 7)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Deductive Reasoning Deductive Reasoning is a subdivision of logic and critical thinking and a form of reasoning in which a conclusion follows logically from the stated premises or proposition.  Deduction is also a … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Abductive Reasoning (Part 5)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Abductive Reasoning I think the majority approach to most of the bible difficulties I have come across is using abductive reasoning to conclude a solution to the scriptural difficulty, if an answer exist.  So I guess the … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Reductive Reasoning (Part 4)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Reductive Reasoning Reductio ad absurdum (Latin: “reduction to the absurd“) is a form of argument in which a proposition is proven or disproven by following it sequentially to an absurd result.  Another name for this (reductive reasoning) … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Analogical Reasoning (Part 3)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Analogical Reasoning Analogical reasoning is a method of processing information that compares the similarities between new & understood thoughts, and then uses those similarities to gain understanding of the new … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Circular Reasoning (Part 2)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Circular Reasoning To most circular reasoning is more of a logical fallacy than a valid argument.  This is assumed so because circular reasoning resembles that of the Begging the Question Fallacy.  The … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Introduction to Reasoning (Part 1)

Introduction to Reasoning TABLE of CONTENTS for Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism Part 1.- Introduction to Reasoning and Fallacious Reasoning Part 2.- Circular Reasoning Part 3.- Analogical Reasoning Part 4.- Reductive Reasoning Part 5.- Abductive Reasoning Part 6.- Inductive … Continue reading

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