I really appreciate the book Finding Truth by Nancy Pearcey. It's really a great resource for Christian apologetics, reasoning, and worldview. Here's a quote that I've read, marked up, and re-read. I trust you'll find it worthwhile as well: Why do idols invariably lead to destructive behavior? What is the connection? The link is that… Continue reading Idols and Destructive Behavior (Pearcey)
I always enjoy reading Blaise Pascal. Here are two paragraphs from a section of his writings called, "Morality and Doctrine": The greatness and the wretchedness of man are so evident that the true religion must necessarily teach us both that there is in man some great source of greatness, and a great source of wretchedness.… Continue reading A Reason for These Astonishing Contradictions (Pascal)
Our culture today has very subjective and illogical views on what it means to be a person. For one of several examples, some say that an unborn baby with Down syndrome is not a person. In fact, as many of our readers know, pregnant women can have tests to see if their unborn baby has… Continue reading Prenatal Genetic Testing and Abortion (Moreland/Rae)
It’s the theme of many movies and books: becoming more than human. This is called transhumanism, the desire to become posthuman. It's also called humanity 2.0, mankind upgraded; this is biotechnology’s striving to mesh computers, brains, and DNA. Think cyborgs, cryonics, and uploading a person’s “self” from his body to a computer. Transhumanists want to… Continue reading Transhumanism: Humanity 2.0?
Many of our readers probably know that some in broadly Christian circles debate whether Adam and Eve were real, actual, historical people. Some believe, based on the theory of evolution, that Adam and Eve were either not the first humans or they are simply myths or symbols God used to describe some truths. Historic Christianity,… Continue reading Mythical Adam = Mythical Gospel