Surprisingly, some believers throughout church history have agreed with nonbelievers in proclaiming that Christianity is not compatible with reason. Nevertheless a powerful consensus within the … more
Straight Thinking #182: Intellectual Code of Conduct 2 more
Straight Thinking #181: Intellectual Code of Conduct 1 more
Straight Thinking #180: Is Intelligence Overrated? more
Straight Thinking #179: Two Kinds of Thinkers more
Straight Thinking #178: Losing Your Religion more
(06/26/2012) Did man create God? Life without land; Is "thinking" faith's kryptonite? Was Mary sinless? more
(06/12/2012) Introduction to science; Falsifying RTB's model; A mechanism for evolution; Are women slow evolvers? more
The other day a few of us on staff took a break to discuss an urgent topic:
Who is the best* super hero in the Marvel universe?
Tolerant observers in this roundtable discussion shared their opinion … more
What is the best way to show that the historic Christian faith and worldview are true? Christian apologists through the centuries have taken different approaches, but a powerful method gaining … more
"We often define ourselves by our actions. In a way, we are what we do, but perhaps more than we realize, we are what we think."
-- Gary R. Kirby and Jeffery R. Goodpaster, Thinking (Englewood … more
(01/03/2012) Was Noah's ark too big? Detrimental population growth; Did God create Adam as an adult? Would aliens need a moon like ours? more
This may shock some of you—but I’m not Spock! Of course, I like to think (or, better yet, have others think) I’m as dispassionate and logical in my thinking as was the original Star … more
Straight Thinking #135: C.S. Lewis: Strengths and Weaknesses more
Straight Thinking #133: C.S. Lewis: Christian Apologist more
Straight Thinking #132: C.S. Lewis: Life and Conversion more
The Captain America and superhero worldviews series will return next week. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this post on lessons in logic.
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Critics of Christianity often assert that believers have both “soft hearts” and “soft heads.” Or, worse still, in the words of outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins, “hard … more
Straight Thinking #106: Reasons for Unbelief: Rational or Non-Rational? more
Remember, any argument consists of two essential parts: (1) a claim or conclusion; and (2) support (premises) for the claim in the form of reasons, evidence, or statements of fact. A good argument … more