Category Archives: apologetics

Contradictions Part 6: Jesus’s Genealogy

Originally posted on Finding Truth:
The first post in this series can be found here. Personally, I think this is one of the clearest contradictions in the Bible. Why does the Bible give us Jesus’ genealogy? I can think of…

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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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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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Stories of Faith & De-Conversion

A Similar (Touching) Story on an Atheist Minister leading the faithful: “Reading the Bible is what led me not to believe in God,” he said. I came across this article awhile back. It’s an old one, but one worth repeating. It really … Continue reading

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Ray Comfort and The Evolution of the Banana

For those who are not familiar with the background of this video I wanted to highlight something very critical other than the typical ridicule and silliness of it.  That Ray Comfort is using a banana (The atheist nightmare) as proof … Continue reading

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Does the God of the Bible measure up to his own Standard of Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The bible says we should judge a tree by the fruit that it bears, so for the sake of being biblically sound we … Continue reading

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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mere Christianity By C.S. Lewis

This is one the most highly regarded apologetic books in history.  It is claimed to have turned atheist to Christians, and non-believers to believers.  Considering the reputation of the book, it was a must read. C.S. Lewis has a literary … Continue reading

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Did Apostle John and Apostle Peter write their epistles?

Bible Difficulty #10 Could the Apostle John & Peter read and write?  Were they illiterate? Most conservative evangelicals hold to the traditional view that both Apostle John and Apostle Peter were the original authors of their epistle, but historical and … Continue reading

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Defending your Faith-Free Life

Originally posted on Triangulations:
Let’s start with a Bible quote and my coined definition: …Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; —…

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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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Is Biblical Inerrancy, Biblical? Does Inspiration imply inerrancy?

Bible Difficulty #8 “Biblical inerrancy is not a doctrine that can be proven by an a posteriori deductive argument. It is a position that is accepted a priori, on faith, and not by reason. The many Biblical and historical references that support inerrancy are completely valid … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts, Links, and Sources on Inerrancy and Inspiration

Survey of the Belief of biblical inerrancy in the U.S.: On 2007-MAY-25, Gallup reported the results of a national poll on Biblical inerrancy. Those polled were asked which of three statements comes closest to describing their personal views about the … Continue reading

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