Three Reasons Anselm’s Ontological Argument Doesn’t Work For Islands and Ice Cream Cones

Definitions: Ontological perfection: A simple (non-composed), necessary Being Who is self-existent, omnipresent, and omniscient. In short—God. Teleological goodness: An object is teleologically good to the extent it succeeds in meeting its intended purpose. Adam was created good, not ontologically perfect. God is that Being than which nothing greater can be conceived. Anselm’s ontological argument has kept […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Baptists

When the average person thinks about a baptist, they may think about a man who is well-dressed, slightly overweight, loves potlucks, and preaches hell and brimstone from the pulpit. No two things, for a baptist, go better together than some fried chicken and some fiery preachin’ (maybe even in that order). But there are baptists […]

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Molinism and Self-Existence

Recently, I had the privilege of appearing on Evan McClanahan’s radio show on KPFT 90.1, called Sin Boldly. Evan was interested in having me on in light of an article I wrote a few weeks back titled ‘The Break-Up: Molinism & Divine Simplicity’. Now, Evan is not a Molinist, but he did invite Eric Hernandez of […]

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Another Problem for Theistic Personalism

The problem stated: (1) If God “stepped” into time at creation, then God is both actuality and potentiality (i.e. He had potential to become something He was not before). (2) If God is composed of both actuality and potentiality, He is contingent. (3) If God is contingent, He is not necessary. (4) If God is […]

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