In the recent debate between apologetic methodology, it is important to maintain the distinctions between the two most prominent methods: presuppositionalism and classicalism. The recent, and convoluted, debate between proponents of either side, has left some in the dark as far as it concerns pin-pointing differences. In this article, I want to outline some of … Continue reading Presupp and Classical: What’s the Difference?
Classical apologists get their name from an entire system usually referred to as classical Christian theism. This method originates in the Medieval and Reformed Scholastic understanding of the doctrine of God. This doctrine of God begins with divine incomprehensibility, moves to simplicity, and then to a discussion on the attributes of God, each of which … Continue reading Autonomous Human Reason and Epistemic Starting Points
Abstract: Thomas Aquinas purposed to demonstrate the inter-relatedness of God's attributes insofar as when we predicate something of God, viz., eternality, then we say more than, "God is eternal." Rather, for Aquinas, if God is eternal, He must also be necessary, pure act, and divinely simple––other things follow as well. Yet, for Aquinas, our language … Continue reading The Aquinas Papers: God Is Eternal
Register for our Newsletter! Get exclusive offers and receive news before anyone else! [mc4wp_form id="4137"] In our most recent debate with two atheists, Trey Jadlow and I ran what we titled the necessary relationality argument (NRA, pun very much intended). What is the NRA? The NRA is a rational evidence for manifold (multiple) relations in God. … Continue reading The Necessary Relationality Argument
1. God exists The proposition, "God exists," has been challenged for thousands of years. But it's also been substantially defended throughout that same time frame. The apostle Paul writes, in Romans 1, that what can be known about God is made manifest to all people through that which has been created. Me, you, the trees, the … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why I’m a Christian