A Theology of Evil

People get so turned off at religion, and specifically Christianity, because of all the bad in the world. This is understandable since, over the last couple hundred years, many western Christians have emphasized the improvement of the here and now, and have sold the Gospel under the pretense that it will make your life better. This […]

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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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