Classical Argumentation “Within the Context of Christian Doctrine”?

Many presuppositionalists would agree that the theistic proofs as historically articulated by the classical Christian theists are just fine so long as they are used “within the context of the entire system of doctrine revealed by God in the Scriptures.”[1] But what does this mean? How does, for example my presentation of the cosmological argument differ […]

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Van Til’s “True Knowledge” & Classical Apologetics

The conscience of this position is that here too we meet with the same basic alternative between Christian and non-Christian methodology. As Christians we hold it to be impossible to interpret any fact without a basic falsification unless it be regarded in its relation to God the Creator and to Christ the Redeemer. On the […]

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The Aseity And Infinitude Of God Part III 

Since He Is God, He Is Simple, Immutable, and Eternal Considering that God is both a se infinite, he is, therefore, simple by virtue of his complete, absolute, and infinite being. God is not composed or made of parts because he is absolute in essence, and, therefore, the supreme essence. For if God were to be a se without being infinite, then he could be susceptible to change, thus meaning that he would be […]

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The Church––Tallest and Most Spectacular of All Ivory Towers

Your neck is like a tower of ivory, Your eyes like the pools in Heshbon By the gate of Bath-rabbim; Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon, Which faces toward Damascus. –– Song of Solomon 7:4 –– In terms of the spread of the Gospel, there is no top-down/bottom-top order. True, historically, the socially […]

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The Aseity And Infinitude Of God Part II 

What Is the Connection? God Cannot Be Infinite Without Also Being A Se If God is truly infinite and limited by nothing in essence, then surely he does not need to be all that he is in and of himself, one might say. For if he can do anything he pleases then he does not need himself to survive and live, for he can find life in something […]

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