Reasons to Believe

People of Faith

  • My Attachment to St. Augustine

    A number of Christians have found my attachment to St. Augustine of Hippo (AD 354–430) peculiar. Some probably think St. Augustine belongs exclusively to the Roman Catholic Church, and perhaps … more

  • Science and Faith: An Interview with a Biochemist

    Through RTB’s Visiting Scholar Program, we often have the pleasure of hosting and working with experts in various fields of study. Earlier this year, RTB welcomed Dr. Russ Carlson, a biochemist … more

  • Interview with Dr. Travis Campbell

    Through RTB’s Visiting Scholar Program, we often have the pleasure of hosting and working with experts in various fields of study. This summer theologian Dr. Travis Campbell spent two months at … more

  • Gentle Disagreement in the Creation-Evolution Debate

    In the war of the worldviews, it’s easy to dehumanize the enemy. Opposing sides remain unwilling to compromise, convinced their position is the right one. This tactic all too often finds its way … more

  • Was B. B. Warfield a Theistic Evolutionist? Part 2

    Part 1 of this series set the stage for discussion of B. B. Warfield’s stance on the biblical creation accounts and their relationship to modern (nineteenth century) scientific discoveries. … more

  • Three Delightful Books on Pascal

    Twice this week I saw my college-aged daughter Jacqueline reading Blaise Pascal’s classic work Pensées (French for “thoughts” or “reflections”). She’s not … more

  • The 50 Smartest People of Faith

    It’s encouraging to see how many truly brilliant and accomplished people in the world embrace the truth of theism in general or Christianity in particular. Thebestschools.org, an online resource … more

  • Quote of the Week: John Jefferson Davis, 2

    This great impetus to intellectual advance came from the conviction that the Bible was indeed a written revelation of divine origin and authority. Christianity, a “religion of the book,” … more

  • Martin Luther and the New Paradigm

    The words ‘righteous’ and ‘righteousness of God’ struck my conscience like lightning. When I heard them I was exceedingly terrified.

    With these words, Martin Luther began … more