On Christian Scholarship: Do Not Assume the Sheep Will Follow

As a church layman I’ve spent the last couple of years intellectually engaging with my faith through Christian scholarship, some of which I’ve found fantastic and some of which I can barely label Christian. Why the hesitation to accept the Christian identity of some scholars? To be a Christian scholar, should imply that one indeed … Continue reading On Christian Scholarship: Do Not Assume the Sheep Will Follow

What is Extended Evolutionary Synthesis? And What Christians Can Learn From It

For many people who have not given significant thought to evolutionary theory there is an all too common assumed understanding that nearly all non-religiously bound scientists believe that the overall theory of Darwinistic Evolution is beyond dispute. This is incorrect. To understand this we need to define what this Darwinistic understanding of evolution entails. Put … Continue reading What is Extended Evolutionary Synthesis? And What Christians Can Learn From It

Against Descartes: “I Think, Therefore I Don’t Know”

René Descartes was a famous philosopher who coined the classic phrase, “I think, therefore I am.” When Descartes came up with that idea he believed that he had dumped all of his knowledge base and was essentially starting from scratch to determine what man could truly know based on his reason alone. The only way to be … Continue reading Against Descartes: “I Think, Therefore I Don’t Know”

Debate Scripture with Scripture

Recently, I have been around a couple of conversations regarding free will, particularly in relation to soteriology. (the study of salvation) While not looking to specifically argue any position in this post, I have noticed a trend around these arguments that I disagree with greatly and that finds itself outside of the soteriological argument. Essentially, … Continue reading Debate Scripture with Scripture