By Kippy Myers, Ph.D. Are religions of the world simply different expressions of the same thing? Is Christianity the counterpart to Hinduism, Islam, or Buddhism, and do these religions merely “complement” one another? Is Allah the same deity as Jehovah,… Read More ›
Since the new year started, I have done my best to make good on my resolution to add a fitness post or two to the blog every week.
Keeping with the fitness theme
“Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has; it never comes to the aid of the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God”
Beware of the Christian deconvertee and the “enlightened” former Christian who was able to “reason” him/herself out of faith. Their words have no more meaning and they speak with no more authority than anyone else.
I have found that many folks, abrasive atheists/agnostics in particular, aren’t willing to undertake serious research on their own. They’re armed with a hundred pop-atheism talking points that have long been answered
If you don’t understand theology or metaphysics, but you’re certain it’s just a bunch of made-up mumbo-jumbo, you might be a…
The past decade has seen anti-Christian books scale the peak of bestseller lists ranging everywhere from the New York Times to Amazon.com. It includes everything from the work of new atheists like Richard Dawkins and the late Christopher Hitchens to new age gurus like Eckhart Tolle. Even in a culture where Christianity has been the dominant faith of millions for over two centuries, it would appear that there is a ready market for works aggressively promoting alternatives to Christianity.
Contemporary writers in ethics, who blithely discourse upon moral right and wrong and moral obligation without any reference to religion, are really just weaving intellectual webs from thin air; which amounts to saying that they discourse without meaning.